Summary

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. Maketoni, 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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©1998 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2003 Isis Publishing Ltd
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A Pleasant Renewal of an Old Aquaintance

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I thoroughly enjoyed listening to this Audiobook, having already watched the series on television. It captivated my attention and I found jobs to do that allowed me time to finish listening to it. The story gave a view into a totally different world to mine which I found fascinating.

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By Anonymous User on 25-06-10

The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Lovely book, easy to listen to, very entertaining. Innocent.

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An enjoyable listen

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