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Morality for Beautiful Girls: A No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel (Random House Large Print)
Morality for Beautiful Girls A No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Novel - Random House Large Print
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
In Morality for Beautiful Girls, Precious Ramotswe, founder and owner of the only detective agency for the concerns of both ladies and others, investigates the alleged poisoning of the brother of an important ?Government Man,? and the moral character of the four finalists of the Miss Beauty and Integrity Contest, the winner of which will almost ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780739378311
ISBN-10: 0739378317
Publication Date: 1/3/2012
Pages: 304
Edition: Lrg
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Publisher: Random House Large Print
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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I picked this up because the 3rd episode of the HBO series had a story that I was not familiar with. Sure enough, I found it in this 3rd volume of the series. I did not realize that they were jumping back and forth between books for their stories! But in this volume Mma Ramotswe has decided to move her detective agency into the same building as her fiance's Speedy Motors garage. When he falls into a clinical depression, she finds herself having to deal with both businesses, and promotes her secretary Mma Makutsi to assistant manager of the garage. She proves herself astonishingly capable as the garage flourishes and she turns the two lazy apprentices into hardworking mechanics. Meanwhile Mma Ramotswe has to spend a week in a farm investigating an important government official's family to find out who among them could be a murderer. While she is gone Mma Makutsi handles her first case on her own, investigating the finalists in a beauty contest to find out if they are morally worthy of the grand prize. It's another laid-back cozy mystery in this well-done series set in Botswana, Africa.
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You've got to love Precious Ramotswe and her No.1 Ladies Detective Agency..You're drawn to read the entire series.
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A quick and easy read, seemingly simple prose but sometimes pretty deep insights into humanity and relationships. Great series (part of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" books by McCall Smith)!
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I like the insights into human nature stated very succintly by the No. 1 Ladies Detective. In this book, there were three interesting mysteries for her and her assistant to solve, plus some personal issues to be resolved. Again, very absorbing.
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I am really enjoying this series, I think especially because the stories so much demonstrate actions of kindness. This is book three.
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