The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By:

Narrated By: Lisette Lecat

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: April 2003

Duration: 8 hours 12 minutes

Summary:

This remarkably fresh and charming best-seller took the world by storm upon its publication. It has since earned two Booker Judges' Special
Recommendations and was voted one of the "International Books of the Year and the Millennium" by the Times Literary Supplement. Mma "Precious" Ramotswe sets up a detective agency in Botswana on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, making her the only female detective in the country. At first, cases are hard to come by. But eventually, troubled people come to Precious with a variety of concerns. Potentially philandering husbands, seemingly schizophrenic doctors, and a missing boy who may have been killed by witch doctors all compel Precious to roam about in her tiny van, searching for clues. Chosen as a Top Ten Mystery by the Organization of Independent Booksellers, U.S.A., The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency is that rare novel that imparts a sage wisdom while inspiring hearty laughter and lasting smiles.

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  • Allison Brodeur

    Very good book and narrator. The main character felt like a friend by the end of the book. I enjoyed the story of the characters themselves as well as the smaller detective cases.