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The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
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May 27, 2008

it was amazing
Read in June, 2008

I quite liked this book - I stumbled on by accident looking at an advertisment for Barnes and Noble that listed the latest book in this series, and I am so glad I decided to find the first book and read it. The writing is engaging and Botswana and the African peoples are so intersting to read about, even in a fictional context such as this book. I felt the author did a great job decribing the land, the people, the traditions, the changes, and how people related, even though interpersonal conversations were not extensive. A lovely story - I will certainly read the rest and probably buy the whole lot of them eventually - he is an author I will keep up with.
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Danielle I love this series, Janille. There is a new one that just came out that I am looking forward to reading! Enjoy!


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