The Good Husband of Zebra Drive

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As summer turns to spring across Botswana 's red earth and slow green rivers, all is not well on Zebra Drive. Mma Ramotswe has plenty of work, ranging from thefts at the printing works to suspicious deaths at the Mochudi hospital. Meanwhile Mma Makutsi 's forthcoming marriage appears to threaten a happy working relationship. But when Mr J.L.B. Matekoni- trying to fin himself as a worthy husband- has to o at a little detective work, disaster looms ...

Witty and wise, the latest nstalment in the lives of McCall Smith 's extended Botswana family teaches the importance of trust, love and what trul makes a good wife.
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Number of Pages
212
Original Title of the Book
The Good Husband of Zebra Drive
Publication Date
Published 2008 by Abacus (first published 2007

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The one of book changed a little with resignations, new endeavours and people evaluating their position in life.

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They are people you 'll enjoy spending time with and if you 're listening to the audiobooks narrated by the wonderful Lisette Lecat, you ca n't beat this series for comfort and smiles without foolishness.

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Imo this series ets better as it oes and the audiobook narration by Lisette Lecat ca n't be beat.

There were few surprises in this volume I did n't happen, I ove he characters more the more I writ about them, and his is the very rare series in that it gets better as it happens.

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Ok, we 're up to the 8th installment of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, it 's pretty review-proof and/or just not a whole lot to say other than it 's th perfectly pleasant literary trip to visit some perfectly pleasant friends ( well, Mma Makutsi tends to get a bit crabby at times.

Tha time around I almost was creating a No. 1 Ladies' drinking game.

Mention of Mma. Makutsi 's 97% score at Secretarial School?

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So it 's necessary to notice and find joy in the small things: " small acts of helping others, if one could; small ways of making one 's own life better: acts of love, acts of tea, acts of laughter. " I conside his nove as a small vacation from life 's big concerns.

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In his 8th book in the 'No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' series, the firm has three cases to solve.

Another ook will be read as a standalone but familiarity with the haracters is a bonus.***** The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency in Gabarone, Botswana- owned by Mma Precious Ramotswe, shares premises with Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors- owned by her husband Mr. JLB Matekoni.

Mr. Matekoni reports the matter to his fiance, and hoping to expand his horizons, asks if he an do the investigation.

Mma Ramotswe agrees and Mr. Matekoni proceeds to surveil Rra Botumile.

Charlie keep his business off the ground but his skirt-chasing habits soon cause big trouble.Popular recurring characters also make an appearance, including Mr. Polopetsi, a part time detective who helps Mma Ramotswe with the hospital case; Mma Potokwane- the orphan farm director, who makes excellent fruit cake; Motholeli and Puso- Mma Ramotswe 's foster children; and Violet Sephoto- Mma Makutsi 's glamorous nemesis from secretarial school.Throughout the book Mma Ramotswe demonstrates her usual empathy for thes people, including wrongdoers.

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