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The House of Unexpected Sisters

Alexander McCall Smith

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No. 1 Ladies' Detective, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Crime & mystery

The eighteenth installment from the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series.


The one with the other Mma Ramotswe . . .

The dismissal of an employee at a thriving local business leads to an investigation by Precious Ramotswe and self-appointed Principal Investigating Officer Grace Makutsi. But Mma Ramotswe also has to contend with the re-appearance of her ex-husband, and the arrival of a long-lost relation: another Mma Ramotswe. Can Precious draw on her strength, compassion and powers of detection to manage these surprises from the past?

'A delight' Daily Telegraph

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Praise for The House of Unexpected Sisters

  • There is no end to the pleasure that may be extracted from these books - New York Times, praise for Precious and Grace

  • Enchanting ... An inspiration to us all ... The sweet, chuckling voice of Precious Ramotswe falls gentle on the ear.' - New York Times Book Review, praise for Precious and Grace

  • Enchanting ... McCall Smith's blend of gentle humor and insights into human nature is irresistible - Publishers Weekly, praise for Precious and Grace

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Alexander McCall Smith

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.

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