No 1 Ladies Detective Agency 10 Books Series 2 Collection Paperback By Alexander Mccall Smith
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency is a beloved book series written by Alexander McCall Smith. Set in Botswana, the series follows the adventures of Precious Ramotswe, the first female detective in Botswana, as she solves mysteries and helps people in need. It was adapted into a TV series by HBO and the BBC.
The books are known for their warm and charming characters, vivid descriptions of the African landscape, and gentle humor. Each book is a stand-alone mystery, but ongoing storylines develop over the course of the series.
Readers are drawn to the series for its uplifting and positive outlook on life and its celebration of Botswana's culture and traditions. The characters are memorable and endearing, and their interactions provide a glimpse into the daily lives of people in Botswana.
Titles in this set:
- The Double Comfort Safari Club
- The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
- The Limpopo Academy Of Private Detection
- The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
- The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café
- The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
- Precious and Grace
- The House of Unexpected Sisters
- The Colors of all the Cattle
- To the Land of Long Lost Friends
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series has been widely praised for its ability to transport readers to a different place and time while also addressing universal themes of love, loss, and human connection. It has been translated into over 40 languages and has sold millions of copies worldwide, making it a true literary phenomenon.
The Double Comfort Safari Club
The no. 1 lady detectives of Botswana travel to a safari lodge in the Okavango Delta to carry out a delicate mission on behalf of a former guest.
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party
As the countdown to Mma Makutsi's wedding begins, all is not as it should be at the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency.
The Limpopo Academy Of Private Detection
Mma Ramotswe, normally a peaceful sleeper, finds her slumbers disturbed by dreams of a tall stranger.
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
As Botswana awaits the familiar blessing of the rains and the resumption of the eternal cycle, seismic upheaval is taking place.
The Handsome Man's De Luxe Café
Even the arrival of her baby can't hold Mma Makutsi back from success in the workplace.
The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine
Mma Ramotswe is not one to sit about. Her busy life as the proprietress of the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency gives her little time for relaxation.
Precious and Grace
One bright morning, Precious Ramotswe - head of Botswana's No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency - receives a visitor.
The House of Unexpected Sisters
Precious Ramotswe and Grace Makutsi are intrigued by the troubling dismissal of an employee at a thriving local business.
The Colours of all the Cattle
Mma Ramotswe's friend will persuade her to stand for election to the City Council.
To the Land of Long Lost Friends
At a local wedding, Mma Ramotswe reunites with a friend whose daughter has inexplicably turned away from her.
About the author
Alexander McCall Smith is a highly acclaimed and beloved author who has written numerous best-selling books across various genres. Born in Zimbabwe and raised in Botswana, McCall Smith's writing often draws inspiration from his experiences living in Africa. He is best known for his No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, which has been translated into over 40 languages and adapted into a TV series. McCall Smith's writing is characterized by its warmth, wit, and gentle humor, and his books often explore themes of love, friendship, and the importance of human connection. His writing has earned him a legion of devoted fans around the world.
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