!!> Reading ➽ The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency ➶ Author Alexander McCall Smith – Pv1.info

!!> Reading ➽ The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency ➶ Author Alexander McCall Smith – Pv1.info Precious Ramotswe Has Only Just Set Up Shop As Botswana S No And Only Lady Detective When She Is Hired To Track Down A Missing Husband, Uncover A Con Man, And Follow A Wayward Daughter However, The Case That Tugs At Her Heart, And Lands Her In Danger, Is A Missing Eleven Year Old Boy, Who May Have Been Snatched By Witch Doctors


10 thoughts on “The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

  1. ebnewberry Newberry ebnewberry Newberry says:

    A lot of people are under the impression that Alexander Mccall Smith books are strictly for middle aged women This is NOT the case at all These books are for everyone They are not even just for women A lot of people are also under the impression that these books are mystery books This is also a misconception Mysteries a


  2. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    This is where the series begins, there currently being twenty books in the series The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency is a delightful work and a quick read to boot Smith alternates between small bits of back story for the central character, Precious Ramotswe, a woman of traditional build, young middle aged 30s divorcee, heavy with


  3. Shannon (Giraffe Days) Shannon (Giraffe Days) says:

    I m no fan of mystery, crime or detective books the bore me, generally, though I loved Kerry Greenwood s Phryne Fisher books in high school and Agatha Christie s Ten Little Niggers gave me chills since renamed And Then There Were None, for obvious reasons but I ve got an old edition The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency is a real gem, however


  4. Kira Kira says:

    Just could not get past the very obvious fact that this book is written by a white guy, trying to tell a story through the eyes of a Botswana ese woman It felt a bit patronising, as in, look how simply these people live, just hanging out in the hot sun watching their cattle, oh to live so simply like this, oh look this woman is setting up a detec


  5. Fabian Fabian says:

    I read about Africa quickly want to be transported there For a simpler life The heart of this novel is its feminist protagonist, Mma Ramotswe who lives in a precious town in Gaborone, still untouched by technology or South African cosmopolitanism This book is extremely feminist, in a very good, positive and enlightening way, as much as it is anticoloniali


  6. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency No 1 Ladies Detective Agency 1 , Alexander McCall Smith Mma Ramotswe sits in her office, the Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency She has a secretary, and she has clients She is in Gaborone the capital of Botswana, a place of which she is proud She is the only child of Obed Ramotswe, a man who worked long years in the mines in South Af


  7. My_Strange_Reading My_Strange_Reading says:

    mystrangereading The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith This book came in my cousin book exchange and had also been gifted to be by my dad a couple of Christmases ago, so I really needed to read it Lol I loved Precious Mma I loved how strong and independent she was I loved how she went after her dreams and I loved her cases I loved how the culture of Bo


  8. Sh3lly Sh3lly says:

    I feel like I should post a bit of a disclaimer first This is not a book I would have chosen for myself I picked it as my last challenge read a book set in Africa for the Saucy Wenches 2016 Reading Challenge That being said, this was a decent little story It had a cozy mystery vibe It wasn t complicated and a lot of the story in the beginning was backstory on Mma Ramotswe, the mai


  9. Brenda Brenda says:

    When Precious Ramotswe s father died and left her with his cattle, the sale made her quite wealthy Her decision to open the first Ladies Detective Agency in Botswana in fact the only detective agency was an easy one And of course, she had to have a secretary, even though she had no clients as yet She hired Grace Makutsi and together they enjoyed many cups of tea between the occasional case.


  10. Mark Mark says:

    i am probably the only person in the whole world who thinks this but these books are singularly underwhelming Nothing ever happens The characters are annoying To be honest I did only read this first one but couldn t face another Have refrained from putting this on my list till now cos I always thought I might try another and find itinteresting but then I thought there are enormous caverns of books a


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