Precious and Grace: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (17)

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Anchor Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.1 X 8.0 X 0.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781101972816

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About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency books and of a number of other series of novels. His works have been translated into over forty languages and have been best-sellers throughout the world. He lives in Scotland.

www.alexandermccallsmith.com

Reviews

Praise for Precious and Grace and the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series

"In anxious times, we turn to comfort foods. But what about comfort books? Alexander McCall Smith serves up a perfect example in Precious and Grace, the latest in his heartwarming series featuring Precious Ramotswe, founder and owner of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency." --The New York Times Book Review

"Deeply satisfying and joyful, McCall Smith's series about Precious Ramotswe, proprietor of Botswana's No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, can be read as delicious entertainment. Or as wise lessons in humility, tolerance, and forgiveness. Or--and this is the course I recommend--as both." --Adam Woog, The Seattle Times

"The books, like their author, have charm. You cannot overstate the power of this--it's the missing ingredient in contemporary fiction."--The Guardian

"Hooked. In thrall. That's what the reader will be . . . Endearing, amusing, and speckled with truths." --The Dallas Morning News

"Beguiling . . . McCall Smith's prose is deceptively simple, with a gift for evoking the earth and sky of Africa." --The Seattle Times

"A visit with a cast of characters who seem like old and cherished friends." --St. Petersburg Times

"Utterly charming and deliciously entertaining, [with] characters who are as adept as they are appealing--people who become as familiar as neighbors and as welcome as the best of friends--and who, though steady in their beliefs and devotions, will still constantly surprise and amaze."--Chicago Tribune