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Alexander McCall Smith - The Good Husband of Zebra Drive (2nd Hand Hardback)

SKU B002333

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #8

The Good Husband of Zebra Drive is the eighth in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith, set in Gaborone, Botswana, and featuring the Motswana protagonist Precious Ramotswe. Grace Makutsi is promoted to associate detective and handles a case herself.

In the life of Precious Ramotswe - a woman duly proud of her fine traditional build - there is rarely a dull moment, and in the latest instalment in the universally beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series there is much happening on Zebra Drive and Tlokweng Road.

Mma Ramotswe is experiencing staffing difficulties. First Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni asks to be put in charge of a case involving an errant husband. But can a man investigate such matters as successfully as the number one lady detective can? Then she has a minor falling-out with her assistant, Mma Makutsi, who decides to leave the agency, taking the 97 percent she received on her typing final from the Botswana Secretarial College with her . . .

In the end, whatever happens, Mma Ramotswe knows she can count on Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, who stands for all that is solid and true in a shifting world. And there is always her love for Botswana, a country of which she is justifiably proud.

  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
  • Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
  • Category : Fiction - Humorous Fiction
  • Published : 2007 (Birlinn/Polygon - 1st Edition, 1st Printing)
  • ISBN : 9781904598985
  • SKU : B002333
  • PPC : SP500gm
  • RRP : £12.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"McCall Smith's saga is evolving into a rich tapestry of extraordinary nuance & richness" - Wall Street Journal.

"I recommend this book as a small vacation from life's big concerns. It goes well with an evening of leisure and a nice, hot cup of red bush tea."

"AMS is a wonderful author, because he has a sensitive eye and feels things deeply, has a terrific, wry sense of humour and conveys all of these wonderfully through his characters. They are people you'll enjoy spending time with . . ."

- Goodreads Reviews.

The Author

Alexander "Sandy" McCall Smith, CBE, FRSE, is a British-Zimbabwean writer and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. In the late 20th century, McCall Smith became a respected expert on medical law and bioethics and served on British and international committees concerned with these issues.

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