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The Full Cupboard Of Life

The Full Cupboard Of Life

Mma Ramotswe, who became engaged to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni at the end of the first book, is still engaged. She wonders when a day for the wedding will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fiance. For indeed he has other things on his mind – notably a frightening request made of him by Mma Potokwani, pushy matron of the Orphan Farm.

Mma Ramotswe herself has weighty matters on her mind. She has been approached by a wealthy lady – whose fortune comes from successful hair-braiding salons – and has been asked to check up on several suitors. Are these men just interested in her money? This may be difficult to find out, but Mma Ramotswe is, of course, a very intuitive lady . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 5th April 2012

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780349117256

Reviews

Forget the library - the body is in the mud hut. An African Marple created by a Scottish law lecturer
Stephen McGinty, Sunday Times
This is art that conceals art. I haven't read anything with such unalloyed pleasure for a long time
Anthony Daniels, Sunday Telegraph
McCall Smith is a natural born storyteller, filling his prose with rhythm and repetition...Charming, quirky and timeless
SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY
McCall Smith is a natural born storyteller, filling his prose with rhythm and repetition . . . Charming, quirky and timeless
Scotland on Sunday
This is art that conceals art. I haven't read anything with such unalloyed pleasure for a long time
Anthony Daniels, SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
McCall Smith's familiar tone of wry amusement permeates the narrative, as does the detective's wisdom . . . hugely enjoyable
Sunday Times
Highly amusing, intelligent and heart-warming
SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY
Highly amusing, intelligent and heart-warming
Scotland on Sunday
McCall Smith's familiar tone of wry amusement permeates the narrative, as does the detective's wisdom ... hugely enjoyable.
SUNDAY TIMES