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The Kalahari Typing School for Men - Alexander McCall Smith
The Kalahari Typing School for Men
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780349117041
Publisher: Abacus
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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3.0 The Kalahari Typing School for Men
I enjoyed this, as I have enjoyed the other No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency books I have read - it is slight, and the detective element is minimal to nonexistent, but the non-threatening foreignness of both characters and landscape (some of which rings bells with my two years in Africa as a child) ar...
altheaann rated it
After reading the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency a couple of years ago, I accumulated a few of these, and went through 6 in less than a month. They're very quick reads - I read 2 and part-of-a-third in one day.They're very entertaining, charming, and compulsively readable. Although marketed as myster...
Osho rated it
Another "eh" installment, suffering the lack of an adequate editor. What happened to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni's depression? It's alluded to, but functionally gone. What about Mma Makutsi's excellent work at the garage? It just seems to disappear, as does the work ethic she appeared to have instilled in t...
willemite rated it
Guilt is the subject here. The primary client of the book is a mister Molefelo, a hotelier and ostrich farmer. He had committed a crime as a youth and sought to atone for his sins. Precious helps him of course. The theme is threaded throughout. In addition, Mma Makutsi acquires a beau, Mister Seleli...
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3.0 The Kalahari Typing School for Men (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Book 4)
Fourth installment in this amazing series. You don't read Mma Ramotswe novels for the action or even for the mysteries. You read them for the gentle rhythm of the narration, the wise philosophy of the characters. In this we rejoin Mma Ramostwe as she waits for her fiancée to set a date for their wed...
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