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In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (No 1 Ladies' Detective agency #6)

In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (No 1 Ladies' Detective agency #6)

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Series: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
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Precious Ramotswe, that cheerful Botswanan private investigator of 'traditional build', is now married to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. The Agency is busy, but Mma Ramotswe cannot ignore the plea which is made by a woman who comes to her with a tale of particular misfortune. Unfortunately, her attempts to help are interrupted by a close encounter between her tiny white van and a bicycle, and by a spectacular disagreement between her assistant, Mma Makutsi, and one of the apprentices at the garage. This apprentice has found a fancy girlfriend who drives a Mercedes-Benz. How can he be rescued from his folly? And as for Mma Makutsi, she has found a dancing class, and a man who may not be able to dance very well, but who admires her greatly. And all of this happens against a background of quiet sessions of bush tea, and of a land that stretches out forever under mile upon mile of empty sky...

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* Highly original 'detective' stories with unique setting and characters featuring Mma Ramotswe and her No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
Author description

McCall Smith is a Professor of Medical Law as well as an author who has written over 50 books on a wide range of subjects: from Forensic Aspects of Sleep to The Criminal Law of Botswana, The Perfect Hamburger (children's fiction) to Portuguese Irregular Verbs (short stories).

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General Fields

  • : 9780349117423
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Abacus
  • : December 2004
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 0
  • : 272
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Alexander McCall Smith
  • : 823.914