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The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 05: The Full Cupboard of Life

AuthorAlexander Mccall Smith

NarratorHilary Neville

Duration6h 40m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Crime, Thriller and Mysteries, Cosy Crime

PublisherIsis

VersionUnabridged

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The fifth book in the detective series featuring Precious Ramotswe of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Mma Ramotswe is still engaged to Mr J.L.B. Matekoni. She wonders when a day for the wedding will be named, but she is anxious to avoid putting too much pressure on her fiance. For indeed he has other things on his mind - notably a frightening request made of him by Mma Potokwani, pushy matron of the Orphan Farm. Mma Ramotswe herself has weighty matters on her mind. She has been approached by a wealthy lady - whose fortune comes from successful hair-braiding salons - and has been asked to check up on several suitors. Are these men just interested in her money? This may be difficult to find out, but Mma Ramotswe is, of course, a very intuitive lady ...

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