The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency
Review: 5 - "A masterpiece of literature" by , written on May 4, 2006
I really enjoyed this book. It captures the essential challenge people face as they try make sense of their lives and grow to adulthood.

The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency

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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.

About the Author

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.

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  • Author : Alexander Mccall Smith 
  • Series: No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Book 1)
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Abacus (June 5, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 034911675X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0349116754
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.6 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7 ounces

PRODUCT DETAILS

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.

About the Author

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.

Product Details

  • Author : Alexander Mccall Smith 
  • Series: No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Book 1)
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Abacus (June 5, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 034911675X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0349116754
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.6 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7 ounces