The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café : The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

  • by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Narrated by Adjoa Andoh
  • Series: The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
  • 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Even the arrival of her baby can't hold Mma Makutsi back from success in the workplace, and so no sooner does she becomes a full partner in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - in spite of Mma Ramotswe's belated claims that she is only 'an assistant full partner' - than she also launches a new enterprise of her own: The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café, Grace Makutsi is a lady with a business plan, but who could predict temperamental chefs, drunken waiters, and more? Luckily, help is at hand, from the only person in Gaborone more gently determined than Mma Makutsi, Mma Ramotswe, of course.

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Why a change in pronunciation of Phuti's name?

Would you consider the audio edition of The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café to be better than the print version?

Yes, I love the narrator's authentic African accent and her interpretation of the different characters


Any additional comments?

Yes, please can you ensure that Phuti's name is changed back to the original pronunciation?

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- Jenny J

Excellent Narration

Would you listen to The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café again? Why?

I would listen to this again. The narrator, Adjoa Andoh, does a cracking job and makes the book really pleasurable. Another great book in the No 1 Ladies a Detective Agency series.


What other book might you compare The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café to, and why?

All the other books in the series. All beautifully crafted and a oleasure to read and listen to.


What about Adjoa Andoh’s performance did you like?

All of it! She is simply perfect and well cast as the narrator for this story.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

There are lots of moments. All the books in the series are really about kindness and don't we all need some of that?


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- Ruby Tuesday

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-09-2014
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK