The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is moving to the fall!In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered... show more
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is moving to the fall!In the latest book in the beloved best-selling series of mysteries set in Botswana, Mma Ramotswe is asked to help the proprietor of the Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon, who is having trouble with her business. The salon has suffered some unfortunate events, including face cream that burns the skin. Could someone be trying to put the salon out of business? Meanwhile, on the home front, Mma Makutsi is going to have a baby. But in Botswana—a land where family has always been held above all else but which is on the crossroads between old and new—this may be cause for as much controversy as celebration.
Publish date: November 5th 2013
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
Series: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (#14)
This book (like the 13-preceding others) was a joy to read, for while there was still detective work, it was more about relationships between the characters. It was like reading an (book-length) account from an overseas relative, Botswana, in this case, and catching up with how everyone has been doi...
While I have kind of given up on the other series that McCall Smith writes, listening to any of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency books read by Lisette Lescat is a mental vacation to a place where the pace is just that much slower and less demanding. I don't read for the mystery; I read for the ambi...
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon is Alexander McCall Smith's 14th installment in the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. It has the same quiet grace and sense of place as the rest of the series and was a quite enjoyable read. However, the mystery elements of the novel seem a bit forced and lack ...