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The one with the witch who flew away Mma Ramotswe is happily married to Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, but her work seems more hectic than ever. Among a raft of cases coming the way of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency are blackmail, witchcraft, strange goings-on at a health clinic, and theft at a government catering college. There seems no end to the disputes which call for the wisdom of a traditionally built detective. It's enough to make her wonder what the secret of happiness is, and whether she is right to find it in small things such as a pair of blue shoes, a slice of cake, or a red sunset over…mehr

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The one with the witch who flew away Mma Ramotswe is happily married to Mr J. L. B. Matekoni, but her work seems more hectic than ever. Among a raft of cases coming the way of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency are blackmail, witchcraft, strange goings-on at a health clinic, and theft at a government catering college. There seems no end to the disputes which call for the wisdom of a traditionally built detective. It's enough to make her wonder what the secret of happiness is, and whether she is right to find it in small things such as a pair of blue shoes, a slice of cake, or a red sunset over the Kalahari. 'Charm and warmth' Scottish Daily Express 'Brilliant' Herald Discover the world of Alexander McCall Smith and his other books at alexandermccallsmith.co.uk [Facebook logo]
Autorenporträt
Following a distinguished career as a Professor of Medical Law, Alexander McCall Smith has turned to writing full-time. He is the author of over sixty books on a wide array of subjects, and his books have been translated into thirty-seven languages. He lives in Edinburgh with his wife.
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"Enthralling . . . [Mma Ramotswe] is someone readers can't help but love."
- USA Today

"Sweet, soothing, [and] abundant in folk wisdom . . . These novels are poultices, valued for their healing properties. [They have] a contagious warmth."
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