In this latest instalment in the beloved No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, Grace Makutsi encounters a pair of quandaries that will require all of her and Mma Ramotswe's cleverness and generosity to resolve.
Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world's most prolific and popular authors. His career has been a varied one: for many years he was a professor of medical law and worked in universities in the United Kingdom and abroad. After the publication of his highly successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty million copies, he devoted his time to writing fiction and has seen his various series translated into over forty languages and become bestsellers through the world. Adjoa Andoh is a British film, television, stage and radio actress. She is a familiar face on British television - starring in two series of Doctor Who, 90 episodes of the BBC's long-running medical drama Casualty and a year in popular soap opera EastEnders. In 2009 she made her Hollywood debut in Clint Eastwood's Invictus. Andoh is also an accomplished narrator, winning an Audiobook of the Year Audie Award for Tea Time for the Traditionally Built - the tenth in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith - all of which she voices.
'Hugely enjoyable.' (on The Joy and Light Bus Company) -- Sunday
'An absolutely charming addition to a much loved series. There is something so uplifting about these novels, Alexander McCall Smith has the ability to embrace the intimate in order to open far-reaching views.' (on How to Raise an Elephant) -- LoveReading
'McCall Smith captures the rhythms of speech which makes him a master of his craft. The dialogue transports the reader to the book's hot, dry setting, and the gentle exchanges of mundane facts carry a weight of love and tenderness.' (on The House of Unexpected Sisters) -- The Scotsman