Mentre tutto il Botswana attende la benedizione delle piogge e l'eterna rinascita della vita, per la signora Ramotswe e la sua agenzia investigativa ci sono cambiamenti in vista. Il signor J.L.B. Matekoni sta provando a rinnovare la propria immagine frequentando un corso per mariti moderni, mentre la signora Makutsi dopo il matrimonio è alle prese con l'arrivo di un erede, con due cobra invadenti e un'anziana zia. La signora Ramotswe si trova così ad affrontare da sola i casi che le si presentano tra una tazza di te e l'altra. Un ragazzo rivendica l'eredità di una grossa proprietà terriera, ma l'avvocato che cura le volontà del defunto ha fondati sospetti che si tratti di un impostore e non del vero nipote. E poi c'è un salone di bellezza appena aperto e già in difficoltà a causa di una serie di piccoli guai che non sembrano affatto casuali... Tutto bene, insomma, sotto il grande cielo d'Africa, e nulla che non possa essere risolto con saggezza, buon umore e un'ottima fetta di torta.
- ISBN: 8850245254
- Casa Editrice: TEA
- Pagine: 280
This might be the most sentimental book of the series and that's fine with me. I especially liked the scene when Grace and Precious are admiring the new arrival. I laughed out loud at Rra Matekoni's first night at the "modern husband" class. Some of the other reviewers complained about this series n Leggi tutto
I cannot tell you how much I love this series. It's true there's not much of a mystery but so what. There's plenty of other good things including the birth of Mma Makutsi's child who has such a wonderful name, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni's attempt to be a better husband, and the appreciation of friendship.
3.5 stars In this 14th book in the 'No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' series, Mma Ramotswe has two cases to solve. The book can be read as a standalone but knowing the characters is a bonus. ***** Mma Ramotswe's first case, brought by a lawyer named Mma Sheba, concerns the inheritance of a local farm. Th Leggi tutto
It is hard to imagine that I first met Precious Ramotswe 15 years ago, when reading The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency. Each time I visit this cast of characters, I smile with the familiarity of their interactions and read aloud the amusing passages to anyone who will listen. The honesty with whic Leggi tutto
Know that, no matter how bleak things seem or how sad you may be, after reading a No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency book, life and the world will seem much better. With genuine warmth, sympathy, and wit, Alexander McCall Smith can be counted on to explore difficult questions about life, marriage, parent Leggi tutto
I feel a little like a voice in the wilderness, but I was distinctly underwhelmed by the latest outing in this much loved series. Much like Precious Ramotswe herself over the course of the story, I felt like something was missing. It had the air of having been written to fulfil a contractual obligat Leggi tutto
I've read all of the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency books. Not sure why. Not much happens. And absolutely nothing happens fast. They are full of tidbits of wisdom. Wait ... that's why I read them! No rush; nothing too bad is going to happen; and I get so spend a few hours with some wonderful people.
4th read: This was my second time reading this book in 2019, and fourth all-time read. Enough said. 💕 3rd read: Reasons to read this book, or any of the books in this series: If you've had a bad day and need to be reminded there is good in the world If you need a smile, a laugh, or a hug If you have a Leggi tutto
The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon is the fourteenth book in the popular Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency series by British author, Alexander McCall Smith. Botswana’s first female private detective has a few interesting cases to solve: a solicitor asks her to verify the identity of a young man who is Leggi tutto
Another solid, reliable and entertaining instalment in the 'No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency' series - but I can't help thinking that Alexander McCall Smith is now coasting with this book series, it does feel somewhat like he is treading water.
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