The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405520590
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As Botswana awaits the familiar blessing of the rains and the resumption of the eternal cycle, seismic upheaval is taking place at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Not only is Mr J. L. B. Matekoni attempting to reform himself into a modern husband, but after her marriage to Phuti Radiphuti, Mma Ramotswe's challenging but irreplaceable associate Mma Makutsi has joyful news. With the arrival of an heir to the Double Comfort furniture empire and Mma Makutsi busy with motherhood, Mma Ramotswe must tackle tea-making and detective work alone. Well-known troublemaker Violet Sephotho may or not be behind a smear campaign against the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, and a dispute over the will of a local dignitary points to a shocking family secret. But the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is resilient and adaptable, and change brings salutary lessons: that our enemies are not always obvious, that a snake under the bed may be an ally, and that a mother's love conquers all.

Ein Fallschirm f r Mma Ramotswe

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783404157402
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mma Ramotswe, die liebenswürdige Privatdetektivin aus Botswana muss ihrem langjährigen Verlobten, dem Besitzer von Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, zur Seite stehen. Als er von der Leiterin eines Waisenhauses mit dem Vorschlag überrumpelt wird, bei einer Wohltätigkeitsveranstaltung mit einem Fallschirm abzuspringen, sind ihre Menschenkenntnis und ihr Ideenreichtum gefragt. Denn der schüchterne Mr. Matekoni will sich auf gar keinen Fall vom Himmel stürzen ... Jede Zeile dieses Romans ist erfüllt von Weisheit, Poesie und feinem Humor. Alexander McCall Smith wurde für dieses Buch mit dem "Saga Award for Wit" ausgezeichnet.

Ein Krokodil f r Mma Ramotswe

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Verlag)
ISBN: 9783404149186
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mma Ramotswe und ihr Beruf sind einzigartig. In Afrika, am Rande der Kalahari in Botswana, betreibt sie die einzige Detektivagentur des Landes. Witz, subtile Menschenkenntnis, die atmosphärisch dichte Schilderung des Alltags in Botswana und wunderschöne Landschaftsbeschreibungen machen diese ungewöhnliche Detektivgeschichte zu einem höchst vergnüglichen Leseerlebnis.

Ein K rbis f r Mma Ramotswe

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783431037050
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Mma Ramotswe und ihre pfiffige Assistentin müssen sich nicht nur um einen verschwundenen Dieb, den aufmüpfigen Lehrling Charlie und seine Frauengeschichten kümmern, sondern stehen auch privat vor grossen Herausforderungen. - 6. Fall für die Detektivin aus Botswana.

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307907155
Format: PDF, Docs
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THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 13 Fans around the world adore the best-selling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series and its proprietor, Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea. Precious Ramotswe is haunted by a repeated dream: a vision of a tall, strange man who waits for her beneath an acacia tree. Odd as this is, she’s far too busy to worry about it. The best apprentice at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors is in trouble with the law and stuck with the worst lawyer in Gaborone. Grace Makutsi and Phuti Radiphuti are building the house of their dreams, but their builder is not completely on the up and up. And, most shockingly, Mma Potokwane, defender of Botswana’s weak and downtrodden, has been dismissed from her post as matron at the orphan farm. Can the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency help restore the beloved matron to her rightful position? As wealthy and powerful influences at the orphan farm become allied against their friend, help arrives from an unexpected visitor: the tall stranger from Mma Ramotswe’s dreams, who turns out to be none other than the estimable Clovis Andersen, author of the No. 1 Ladies’ prized manual, The Principles of Private Detection. Together, Mma Ramotswe, Mma Makutsi, and their teacher-turned-colleague help right this injustice and in the process discover something new about being a good detective. BONUS MATERIAL: This ebook edition includes an excerpt from Alexander McCall Smith's The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon.