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Loved it! View all 4 comments. Jan 08, Brian rated it liked it. Pleasant and somewhat interesting, but not compelling.
Jill Scott stars as a young woman from Botswana who fulfills a lifelong dream by opening her country's first female-owned detective agency, in this series based. Series following the exploits of Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's first ever female detective, based on the novels by Alexander McCall Smith. Botswana also expects a tourism benefit from the film and is preserving the set, " Kgalewood", as part of a tour of Gaborone.
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I will be reading the rest of this series for sure and I must learn how to cook chicken with pumpkin! May 11, Alaina rated it really liked it Shelves: I japnij sex mystery books lately - especially after diving into the Hercule series.
The book is set in Botswana and is about Mma Ramotswe, who opens up a detective agency. She is hired to track missing, cheating, or thieving husbands.
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I really wanted to know how this whole story was going to play. Will her business fail or thrive? Will she find the missing child and zgency witch doctor?
I developed so many questions while reading this book and I enjoyed how it ended as. I should have paid more attention to the reviewer who said that this is not a mystery. It's not. And that's what I was. This is a collection of tales about people and their problems.
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His shoes were an example of that failing: Matekoni laughed. I have always liked those boots. I know my way around. But is there much to know beyond that? There might be a small number of men married looking sex Safford were conscious of their apparel and did not hold on to old shoes and clothes for too long, but if there were, then she certainly was not married to one of.
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Then, when she was given the job at the No. But Mma Makutsi had talked herself into the job and had been prepared to accept the tiny salary on the grounds that in the fullness of time things would surely look up.
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That brought smiles of satisfaction and assurances that half of what was said or written about the place in question being difficult—or downright dangerous—was exaggeration and lies. That is all. I was thinking of how it must feel to come from a small place to a big place. There is nothing wrong with Bobonong, Mma. It is a farm singles fine place. Detectkve were thirty- two girls in my detectjve and they all seemed to be so much more confident than I.
They knew Gaborone well, and talked about places I had never even heard of—about which shop sold what, and where you could get your hair or nails. I had no idea what to say. I sat at the back of the class with all these other girls talking to one another as if they had been friends for many years. I knew nobody, Mma—not a single soul. And. She could picture Mma Makutsi detectkve those early womens detective agency at the Botswana Secretarial College—earnest and attentive, desperate to make a success of this great chance she had been given, trying hard not to worry about where the next pula or thebe was coming from; hungry, no doubt, because she would have had to choose between food and textbooks, and would have chosen the.
Mma Makutsi took off her large round spectacles and began to polish. Mma Ramotswe had noticed that this was an action that preceded the recollection of something painful, and so she was not too surprised by what followed.
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What do they call agecy material, Mma? I am sure people in the street can look right through them, and so when we go to visit her I always hang a towel over the window, just in case. Or through any other windows for that matter. She was about to agree, but realised that she herself occasionally—and only very occasionally—glanced through the windows of others if she was passing by.
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The fate of the others was unclear, but womens detective agency were sent to some terrible place—perhaps a bit like Nigeria, she thought—and when they acknowledged their wrongdoing they would be forgiven. God had been kind to her, thought Mma Ramotswe. He had given her a happy childhood, even if her mother had been taken from her when she was a baby.
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He digs womens detective agency up and tells us detectivd our past. Here, look at this one. Mma Ramotswe squinted to make it. Her eyes were not what they once were, she had noticed, and she feared that sooner or later she would end up like Mma Makutsi, with her extraordinary, large glasses.
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Besides, Mma herself has weighty matters on her mind. She has been approached by a wealthy lady—whose fortune comes from successful hair-braiding salons—and has been asked to check up on several suitors. Are these men just interested in the lady or just her money?
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Around womens detective agency light switch, in spite of many exhortations and warnings, there was an area of black discolouration, where the apprentices had placed their dirty fingers. And Mma Ramotswe had even found greasy fingerprints on her telephone receiver and, more irritatingly still, ladies want hot sex Dunbarton NewHampshire 3045 the door of the stationery cupboard.
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