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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 113,867 Ratings and 8,579 Reviews

Book Description
Penzler Pick, July 2001: Working in a mystery tradition that will cause genre aficionados to think of such classic sleuths as Melville Davisson Post's Uncle Abner or Robert van Gulik's Judge Dee, Alexander McCall Smith creates an African detective, Precious Ramotswe, who's their full-fledged heir.

It's the detective as folk hero, solving crimes through an innate, self-possessed wi... More
Book Information
PublisherRecorded Books
BindingAudio CD (113 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages25
ISBN-101402545355
ISBN-13978-1402545351
Publication Date04/01/2003
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About Alexander McCall Smith (Author) : Alexander McCall Smith is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alexander McCall Smith include The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (Unabridged), Akimbo and the Elepha... more
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About Lisette Lecat (Narrator) : Lisette Lecat is a published narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Lisette Lecat include Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, Year of No Rain, The No. 1 Ladies' Detect... more
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6/6/2010 Colleen O'Grady said: A terrific story from a great writer and part of our book club reading
tags: I read

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6/24/2009 julia b tagged as: I recommend, I read

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10/25/2008 Angela Mann said: 17051
tags: mystery

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4/15/2008 Amy Proctor said: Heard so much about this book, loads of people love it, and its even a TV programme i think, so thought i would give it a go. Dont normally like crime or detective stuff, but there is always a first time!
tags: recommended, I'm reading

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