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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In the first book of the bestselling series, Mma Ramotswe – with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi – navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humour and the occasional cup of tea.

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. Matekoni, 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.

Includes a sneak peek of The Colours of all the Cattle, the latest instalment in the beloved NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE series!

(The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency is the 1st book in the series, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order)
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 2nd October 2008

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780748110612

Reviews

Hugely enjoyable
Sunday Times
A small slice of heaven
Scotsman
The Miss Marple of Botswana
New York Times Book Review
A rare pleasure
Daily Telegraph
I haven't read anything with such alloyed pleasure for a long time
Sunday Telegraph
A delight
Daily Telegraph
Immersing yourself in Precious Ramotswe's life seems to slow your heart rate while sharpening your senses
Scotsman
A publishing phenomenon
Guardian