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∨ Read full length The Full Cupboard of Life (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series Book 5) online free ↺ By Alexander McCall Smith ∋ Precious Ramotswe is on the case again in this delightful fifth installment in the bestselling No 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, this time assisting the self made founder of a chain of hairdressing salons who wants to unearth the real intentions of her four suitors, each possibly interested in her money than her heart As fans know, though, sleuthing takes second place to folksy storytelling in McCall Smith s wry novels This time around, Mma Ramotswe is distracted by her long prolonged engagement to Mr J.L.B Matekoni, Gaborone s best mechanic it seems she will never be married, despite her fianc s honorable intentions He installs an extra large seatbelt in her car to keep her safe she is quite comfortable with her traditional build, despite the new, slender fashion of modern woman , but an altercation with another mechanic and the prospect of a charity parachute jump keep his mind off matrimony A drive for decency motivates Mma Ramotswe and her friends among them Mma Potokwani, the imperious matron of the local orphan farm, and Mma Makutsi, assistant at the Ladies Detective Agency and founder of the Kalahari Typing School for Men and Smith s talent is in portraying this moral code in a manner that is always engaging As readers will appreciate, Mma Ramotswe solves her cases questions of character, really, than of criminal behavior in good time Traditionally built ladies living in the African heat don t tend to hurry, and, at the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, there s always time for another cup of tea Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved.Adult High SchoolIn this fifth installment about the No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, Mma Ramotswe and her assistant, Mma Makutsi, tackle the case of a wealthy woman who wants to know which of her suitors is only after her money On a personal note, Mma Ramotswe worries over when her fianc will set a date for their marriage, and urgently, who will replace him in performing the parachute jump, a charity event to raise money for the Orphan Farm The charm of this series set in Botswana is its wealth of very real characters By Western standards they may be economically poor, but in terms of pride, love, and happiness, they are rich indeed Readers will be seduced by the beauty of the land and intrigued by local customs They will learn about drought and irrigation, about growing pumpkins, braiding hair, and dealing with poisonous snakes The cases Mma Ramotswe handles are about solving problems than crimes Her behavior is governed by good manners, politeness, and honesty, and her favorite tool in the art of detecting is tea, preferably Bush Tea The book has lots of humor, and optimism softens the tough realities of life It also has a delightful surprise ending.Sheila Janega, Fairfax County Public Library, Great Falls, VA Copyright Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc All rights reserved. The Full Cupboard of Life (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series Book 5)

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  • The Full Cupboard of Life (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series Book 5)

  • Alexander McCall Smith
  • English
  • 26 June 2017
  • 208 pages

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