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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru by Bessie Head, introduced by Helen Oyeyemi
    When Rain Clouds Gather & Maru - by Bessie Head, introduced by Helen Oyeyemi

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086221 | ISBN 10: 1844086224

    When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is trying ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (The No.1 Ladies
    Tea Time for the Traditionally Built (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 10) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780349119977 | ISBN 10: 034911997x

    It is a troublesome fact on which even Mma Ramotswe and her assistant Mma Makutsi agree: there are things that men know and ladies do not, and vice versa. It is unfortunate, for example, when Mma Ramotswe’s newest client is the big-shot owner of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley
    A Carrion Death - by Michael Stanley

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780755344062 | ISBN 10: 0755344065

    A stunning debut crime novel set in Botswana against a backdrop of poachers, witch doctors, diamond smugglers and corruption... They find the first body near a waterhole considered magical by the local bush people. A string of clues suggests tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Mulberries by Caitlin Davies
    Black Mulberries - by Caitlin Davies

    £18.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781416522546 | ISBN 10: 1416522549

    Set against the lush, wild landscape of Botswana, Black Mulberries is the unforgettable tale of two feuding families whose destinies are intertwined. Four women take turns to tell their story.  Nanthewa - the matriarch who strives to raise her son an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Husband of Zebra Drive (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 8) by Alexander McCall Smith
    The Good Husband of Zebra Drive (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 8) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780349117737 | ISBN 10: 034911773x

    As winter turns to spring across the red earth, acacia trees and slow green rivers of Botswana, all is not quite as it should be on Zebra Drive, home to Mma Ramotswe and her beloved husband Mr J. L. B. Matekoni. At the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blue Shoes and Happiness (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 7) by Alexander McCall Smith
    Blue Shoes and Happiness (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 7) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780349117720 | ISBN 10: 0349117721

    Now that she is finally and happily married to her long-term suitor Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, Mma Ramotswe of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency of Botswana might have expected life to grow more sedate. But the many problems that lead customers to Mma Ramo ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 6) by Alexander McCall Smith
    In the Company of Cheerful Ladies (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 6) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780349117423 | ISBN 10: 034911742x

    Precious Ramotswe, that cheerful Botswanan private investigator of 'traditional build', is now married to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors.  The Agency is busy, but Mma Ramotswe cannot ignore the plea which is made by a woman wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Full Cupboard of Life (The No.1 Ladies
    The Full Cupboard of Life (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 5) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780349117256 | ISBN 10: 034911725x

    Mma Ramotswe, who became engaged to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni at the end of the first book, is still engaged. She wonders when a day for the wedding will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fiancé. For indeed he has other ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kalahari Typing School for Men (The No.1 Ladies
    The Kalahari Typing School for Men (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 4) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780349117041 | ISBN 10: 0349117047

    'Ex-CID. Ex-New York. Ex-cellent' reads the sign outside the Satisfaction Guarantee Detective Agency.  Cephas Buthelezi certainly talks the talk, Precious discovers, but would he have the wherewithal to deal with her current case - a man who has been ... more

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  • Cover image of book Morality for Beautiful Girls (The No.1 Ladies
    Morality for Beautiful Girls (The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 3) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780349117003 | ISBN 10: 0349117004

    In this thrid volume of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the irrepressible Precious Ramotswe faces surpreme problems at home and at work. With her detective agenct in financial difficulty, Mmma Ramotswe takes the hard decision to share offi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tears of the Giraffe (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2) by Alexander McCall Smith
    Tears of the Giraffe (The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Book 2) - by Alexander McCall Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780349116655 | ISBN 10: 0349116652

    The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency introduced the world to the one and only Precious Ramotswe - the engaging and sassy owner of Botswana's only detective agency. Tears of the Giraffe, McCall Smith's second book, takes us further into this world as we ... more

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