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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency By Alexander McCall Smith

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
by Alexander McCall Smith

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* A highly original 'detective' novel with unique setting and characters, this is the first of four 'Botswana' titles are both beautiful and charming.
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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Summary


The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Wayward daughters. Missing Husbands. Philandering partners. Curious conmen. If you've got a problem, and no one else can help you, then pay a visit to Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's only - and finest - female private detective.

Her methods may not be conventional, and her manner not exactly Miss Marple, but she's got warmth, wit and canny intuition on her side, not to mention Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, the charming proprietor of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. And Precious is going to need them all as she sets out on the trail of a missing child, a case that tumbles our heroine into a hotbed of strange situations and more than a little danger . . .

Delightfully different, THE NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY offers a captivating glimpse of an unusual world.

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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Reviews


The Miss Marple of Botswana * New York Times Book Review *
A rare pleasure * Daily Telegraph *
A publishing phenomenon * Guardian *
I haven't read anything with such alloyed pleasure for a long time * Sunday Telegraph *
Immersing yourself in Precious Ramotswe's life seems to slow your heart rate while sharpening your senses * Scotsman *
Hugely enjoyable * Sunday Times *
A delight * Daily Telegraph *
A small slice of heaven * Scotsman *

About Alexander McCall Smith


ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH is a Professor of Medical Law, but also an author who has now written over fifty books on a wide range of subjects. His collection of African stories,CHILDREN OF WAX, received critical acclaim and has been the subject of an award-winning film.

Additional information

GOR010228041
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith
Abacus 40th Anniversary
Used - Like New
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2003-06-05
240
034911675X
9780349116754
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.