The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon
Publish date: October 3rd 2013
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
Series: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (#14)
DNF at page 100. I got bored and started skimming ahead, which I usually avoid, but in this case it saved me a few wasted hours of reading. I thought after the last book that maybe McCall Smith was running out of ideas, but it turns out he was keeping at least one up his sleeve, and it’s one of my l...
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 ...
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