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Alexander McCall Smith - Precious & Grace (2nd Hand Hardback)

£5.45
SKU B001876
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Humorous Fiction
  • Published : 2016 (Little, Brown - 1st Edition, 1st Printing)
  • ISBN : 9781408708125
  • SKU : B001876
  • PPC : SP500gm
  • RRP : £16.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

Precious and Grace is the 17th full length novel in the popular No.1 Ladies Detective Agency series by Scottish author, Alexander McCall Smith. With Grace Makutsi’s status in the No.1 Ladies Detective Agency elevated and Precious Ramotswe no longer being her boss, as such, Mma Ramotswe finds her considerable skills of diplomacy and tact are more often required in their case discussions and client meetings.

One bright morning Precious Ramotswe - head of Botswana's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - receives a visitor: a woman from Australia. This woman asks Precious to take on a case: to find the nursemaid who raised her during her childhood in Botswana. The woman wants to thank her for being such an important part of her life. Precious has a history of successfully solving cases, but this one proves difficult and throws up a number of surprises and challenges.

Back in her office, next door to the Speedy Motors Garage on Twokleng Road, Precious also has a team to manage: Mr Polopetsi, a part-time science teacher and new assistant at the agency; she mentors Charlie, a former apprentice and young man too handsome and charming for his own good - a man who has gotten himself in deep water; and then there is Precious's tumultuous but heart-warming friendship with her co-director, the fiery Grace Makutsi.

Precious and Grace is a story about being a detective, the complexities of human nature, as well as lessons about gratitude and obligation.

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