The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency Alexander Mccall Smith
Alexander McCall Smith, best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, has turned his hand to humour. The delightful result is a creation of comic genius. For in the unnaturally tall form of Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, we are invited to meet a memorable character whose sublime insouciance is a blend of the cultivated pomposity of Frasier Crane and of Inspecteur Clouseau's hapless gaucherie.
.".glowing and inspiring out of the darkest, bleakest loss.a book that enriches our moral landscape."-Alexander McCall Smith, author No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency "Jamie reminded me a lot of myself at that age-so prolific and enthusiastic about life and with so many hobbies and interests."Nick Park-Aardman Animations Hey, Mr Big! In memory and celebration of the life of Jamie, who died at the Falls of Bruar on 11 July 2003 aged 11 All proceeds to The Jamie Fund "making things happen for young people" Hey, Mr Big! "Could I make sure that your story would not be forgotten? I could certainly try.
A delightfully warm and witty mystery from one of Singapore's best-known and most acclaimed writers, perfect for fans of Alexander McCall Smith's NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY. Aunty Lee is on the case! There is nothing Rosie 'Aunty' Lee, amateur sleuth and proprietor of Singapore's best-loved restaurant, loves more than solving other people's problems.
With millions of copies of his New York Times best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries in print across the globe, Alexander McCall Smith is one of the most popular novelists and humorists in the world. Starring the brilliant but bumbling Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs is a wonderfully entertaining showcase for Smith's award-winning wit.
Alexander McCall Smith charms fans across the globe with his best-selling works, including the mega-hit No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. This ninth entry in his beloved Scotland-set Isabel Dalhousie series finds its philosopher heroine helping the wealthy Duncan Munrowe track down a painting that was stolen from his collection. But as new information arises, Isabel finds it difficult to tell who is the painting's rightful owner, and who is the thief.
Readers everywhere have been captivated by the New York Times best-selling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, from award-winning wit Alexander McCall Smith. Mma Ramotswe is very busy. She has a full caseload at the agency, there's been an intruder in her home, and her unfortunate past has returned to haunt her. Maybe it's a good thing her husband, Mr.
New York Times best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith's critically acclaimed No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series continues in this engaging book that won the first ever Saga Award for Wit, given to the wittiest British book of the year. Mma Ramotswe has been engaged to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni for quite some time, yet still they have no wedding date.
Precious Ramotswe, a cheerful woman of traditional build, is the founder of Botswana's first and only ladies' detective agency. Here is a gentle interpretation of the detective role: solving her cases through her innate wisdom and understanding of human nature, she 'helps people with problems in their lives'. With a tone that is as elegant as that which is unfailingly used by his protagonist, Alexander McCall Smith tenderly unfolds a picture of life in Gaborone with a mastery of comic understatement and an evident sympathy for his subjects and their milieu.