In the fourth book in the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency series Precious Ramotswe faces a new challenge: competition. Ex-CID, Ex-New York and Ex-cellent , Cephas Buthelezi certainly talks the talk, but how would he deal with her current case - a man who has been attacked by ostrich rustlers?
This is the fourth novel in Alexander McCall Smith's widely acclaimed NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGEGENCY series. Following on from MORALITY FOR BEAUTIFUL GIRLS, we find Precious Ramotswe running her agency from the garage of her fiance, Mr J. L. B. Matekoni. Plans for their wedding need to be made - but when, if ever, will they wed? Intriguing cases present themselves and Mma Ramotswe juggles new clients with her usual formidable talent. However, when her first- class assistant Mma Makutsi decides to expand the agency by opening a much-needed typing school for men, things become complicated.
Mma Ramotswe's methods - and her results - are as unusual as the novels they inhabit ... All this activity is much less about whodunnit than why NEW YORK TIMES McCall Smith is a careful, emblematic writer who is beyond gifted, he is a natural storyteller. McCall Smith has once again charmed the sarongs off us THE LIST The hypnotic ease of McCall Smith's style makes everything clear almost instantly... Throughout the Botswana landscape is richly evoked. Happiness and quiet wisdom prevail. DAILY TELEGRAPH Mma Ramotswe is a glorious creation, a character likely to prove every bit as enduring as Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot. MAIL ON SUNDAY
ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH has a double existence. He 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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