The Good Husband of Zebra Drive (eBook)


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THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY - Book 8

Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana’s premier lady detective.  In this charming series, Mma  Ramotswe navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, and good humor—not to mention help from her loyal assistant, Grace Makutsi, and the occasional cup of tea.
 
There is rarely a dull moment in the life of Precious Ramotswe, and on Zebra Drive and Tlokweng Road many changes are afoot. Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni wants be put in charge of a case involving an errant husband, and Mma Makutsi is considering leaving the agency, taking her near perfect score on the Botswana Secretarial College typing exam with her. Meanwhile, Mma Ramotswe has been asked to investigate a series of unexpected deaths at the hospital in Mochudi. Along the way, she encounters other tricky mysteries, and once again displays her undying love for Botswana, a country of which she is justly proud.




From the Trade Paperback edition.

About the Author


Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the international phenomenon The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. He is professor emeritus of medical law at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and has served on many national and international bodies concerned with bioethics. He was born in what is now known as Zimbabwe and was a law professor at the University of Botswana. He lives in Scotland.

www.alexandermccallsmith.com

Praise for The Good Husband of Zebra Drive…


Praise for the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series:

“Enchanting . . . An inspiration to us all. . . The sweet, chuckling voice of Precious Ramotswe falls gentle on the ear.”
–The New York Times Book Review

“Beautiful in spirit . . . Botswana and its way of life are described in exquisite detail . . . Delightful . . . Positively uplifting.”
–Winston-Salem Journal

“What a treat to discover . . . Brims with good humor and compassion.”
–Entertainment Weekly

“Utterly charming and compulsively readable.”
–Newsweek

“Endearing, amusing . . . Sparkles with African sunshine and wit.”
–The Dallas Morning News

“Smart and sassy [with] the power to amuse or shock or touch the heart, sometimes all at once.”
–Los Angeles Times

“McCall Smith’s simple, sweet descriptions of everyday pleasures–a cup of tea, walking around one’s garden–are enticing.”
–The Boston Globe

Product Details ISBN-13: 9780375424793
Published: Anchor, 04/17/2007
Language: en


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