The Kalahari Typing School for Men, Paperback Book
3.5 out of 5 (14 ratings)

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Ex-CID. Ex-New York. Ex-cellent' reads the sign outside the Satisfaction Guarantee Detective Agency.

Cephas Buthelezi certainly talks the talk, Precious discovers, but would he have the wherewithal to deal with her current case - a man who has been attacked by ostrich rustlers, and is eager to reassess his life?

Meanwhile, there are difficulties at the Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors, where one of the apprentices has discovered the Lord, problems at home with the mysterious death of a hoopoe, and romantic complications when Mma Makutsi sets up a typing school for men ...

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3.5

These seem to become slighter with every instalment in the series – this one took me about two hours – but it’s nice to see Mma Makutsi coming into her own.

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4

Further incidents in the No. 1 ladies detective agency - a male competitor has set up, and life becomes even more troubled. Fortunately Mr Matekoni has recovered from his depression,but the apprentices have not changed that much. Mma Makutsi searches for love - can precious Ramotswe do anything to help?Perhaps not as wonderful as the earleir works but still an enthraling read, full of hte joys of life.

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3.5

Another charming view of the better side of African life. This one, though, tangles seriously with adulterous husbands and saved Christians, and begins to address the changes that are taking place in society, including 'that disease which has run this way and that through the country'.

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5

The continuing warm, witty tale of fallible well-meaning humanity in Botswana. This time the focus is on Mma Makutsi (Precious Ramotswe's assistant) although Mma Ramotswe remains the main protagaonist.

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Another great Ladies' Detective Agency story. Thankfully Mma Makutsi's story was not as depressing as it might have been. And has anyone else ever wondered why the younger apprentice appears not to have a name?

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