In the Company of Cheerful Ladies - Alexander McCall Smith Reviews
Description:ISBN 034911742X / Author: Alexander McCall Smith / Genre: Fiction / Precious Ramotswe, that cheerful Botswanan private investigator of ... more
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies - Alexander McCall Smith ... 'traditional build', is now married to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. The Agency is busy, but Mma Ramotswe cannot ignore the plea which is made by a woman who comes to her with a tale of particular misfortune. Unfortunately, her attempts to help are interrupted by a close encounter between her tiny white van and a bicycle, and by a spectacular disagreement between her assistant, Mma Makutsi, and one of the apprentices at the garage. This apprentice has found a fancy girlfriend who drives a Mercedes-Benz. How can he be rescued from his folly? And as for Mma Makutsi, she has found a dancing class, and a man who may not be able to dance very well, but who admires her greatly. And all of this happens against a background of quiet sessions of bush tea, and of a land that stretches out forever under mile upon mile of empty sky.
Newest Review: ... the book, I started to read.Mme Ramotswe returns home to her house in Zebra Drive, to enjoy a rest and a cup of Bush tea, ... more
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by - written on 03/06/10, updated on 03/06/10 (Very useful, 38 readings)
The Ladies No 1 detective Agency books were recommended to me by a friend who told me they are a lovely light read. The first one I came across was "In the Company of Cheerful Ladies, " which is apparently the 6th in the series,nevertheless I enjoyed it very much, and I don't think this matters, as the series is easy to dip in to, and enjoy. First, a word about the author, previously unknown to me. Alexander McCall Smith is a Zimbabwean born Scottish writer, and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. He was born in 1948, same year as me. This particular novel is set in the country of Botswana,this is a landlocked country ... Read the complete review
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