The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)

Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith

Literary Fiction

A third collection of eight BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations based on the popular books by Alexander McCall Smith. This collection will include: An Exceptionally Wicked LadyCanoeing for LadiesA Late Van Just GlimpsedThe Saturday Big Tent WeddingA Man From a Far PlaceThe Limpopo Academy of Private DetectionThe Modern Husband CourseThe Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon Starring Claire Benedict as Mma Ramotswe and Nadine Marshall as Mme Makutsi.


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* A highly original 'detective' novel with unique setting and characters, this is the first of four 'Botswana' titles are both beautiful and charming.

* 'Everything about [McCall Smith] is appealing. He's just full of delight - it just bubbles out of him' - SUNDAY HERALD * 'Indeed, the effort involved would have been justified by just one of them, THE NO.1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY' - Gerald Kaufman, Chairman of the 1999 BOOKER Prize Jury * 'A rare pleasure' - DAILY TELEGRAPH * 'A publishing phenomenon' - GUARDIAN

ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH is a Professor of Medical Law, but also an author who has now written over fifty books on a wide range of subjects. His collection of African stories,CHILDREN OF WAX, received critical acclaim and has been the subject of an award-winning film.

General Fields

  • : 9780349116754
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Abacus
  • : July 2003
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 240
  • : Alexander McCall Smith