The eighth instalment of Alexander McCall Smith's wonderful No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series
THE EIGHTH BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIES
The one where Mma Ramotswe's husband plays detective . . .
At the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency there are many new cases for Precious Ramotswe to attend to, including the grave matter of three suspicious deaths at the hospital. But her attention is distracted by domestic problems - for the engagement of Mma Makutsi to Phuti Radiphuti is threatening their friendship.
And, unkown to them both, the good husband of Zebra Drive, Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, has been tempted into some detective work of his own, with disastrous results . . .
Simple, elegantly written and gently insightful - THE GOOD BOOK GUIDE
Perfect escapist fiction - THE TIMES
There is a timelessness to the tales, yet they are also of the moment . . . His talent is to see the god in small things - SUNDAY TIMES SCOTLAND
This is delicious, light-hearted stuff and I love it - my only criticism is that these books are just not long enough - THE LADY
Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over one hundred books on a wide array of subjects, including the award-winning The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie novels and the world's longest-running serial novel, 44 Scotland Street. His books have been translated into forty-six languages. Alexander McCall Smith is Professor Emeritus of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh and holds honorary doctorates from thirteen universities.