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The Kalahari Typing School For Men

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780349117041

Price: £8.99

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THE FOURTH BOOK IN THE BELOVED NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY SERIES

The one with the rival detective . . .

Mma Ramotswe faces the unexpected and unwelcome appearance in town of a new private detective, Mr Cephas Buthelezi. To ensure she does not lose clients to him, she takes on several cases at once, including those of an errant husband and of a man targeted by ostrich rustlers.

Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi has decided to set up a typing school to teach men some useful skills – but Mma Ramotswe fears her secretary is falling under the spell of a man who does not have her best interests at heart . . .

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Mma Ramotswe is a glorious creation, a character likely to prove every bit as enduring as Miss Marple or Hercule Poirot.
MAIL ON SUNDAY
The hypnotic ease of McCall Smith's style makes everything clear almost instantly . . . Throughout the Botswana landscape is richly evoked. Happiness and quiet wisdom prevail.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
McCall Smith is a careful, emblematic writer who is beyond gifted, he is a natural storyteller. McCall Smith has once again charmed the sarongs off us
THE LIST
Mma Ramotswe's methods - and her results - are as unusual as the novels they inhabit . . . All this activity is much less about whodunnit than why
NEW YORK TIMES