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Read by a Celeb See all. Recent updates. Tears of the Giraffe. Description Details Reviews Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. In this charming series, Mma Ramotswe—with help from her loyal associate, Grace Makutsi—navigates her cases and her personal life with wisdom, good humor, and the occasional cup of tea. Precious Ramotswe is the eminently sensible and cunning proprietor of the only ladies' detective agency in Botswana.
In Tears of the Giraffe she tracks a wayward wife, uncovers an unscrupulous maid, and searches for an American man who disappeared into the plains many years ago.
In the midst of resolving uncertainties, pondering her impending marriage to a good, kind man, Mr. Matekoni, and the promotion of her talented secretary a graduate of the Botswana Secretarial College, with a mark of 97 per cent , she also finds her family suddenly and unexpectedly increased by two. Languages English. Fans around the world adore the bestselling No.
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Alexander McCall Smith - Author. But she comes across many obstacles and even danger in the course of her detective work. Mma perseveres and does well with her intelligence and instinct as well as courage guiding her. The books also give a voice to the natural beauty of Botswana and Africa, along with the tradition and culture as well as people that live there.
The book takes place in Gaborone, Botswana. The main character is a Motswana woman, the protagonist Mma Precious Ramotswe. She makes the unusual decision to become a private detective and opens up a detective agency to do so. Her character has modern and traditional aspects of Africa both reflected in her and she loves the people of her country as well as Botswana itself.
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Family is very important to her, as is her home country making up a large part of its culture. Part of the plot of this book is based upon the ritual killing and murder of Segametsi Mogomotsi in Mochudi in The novel also features many of the dangerous and exotic animals of Africa, describing the crocodiles and snakes. All of this is part of the danger and beauty of Africa, home to so many wild plants and animals, a unique and marvelous place where the wild life is also revered and respected.
This is the second book in the mystery series. It was published in This book also takes place in Botswana and features once more the tenacious lady detective, Precious Ramotswe. In this book, the heroine has been engaged to the garage owner, Mr.
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Unfortunately for Precious, his devious maid is plotting to break them up, and attempts to frame Precious for a very bad thing. Meanwhile, Precious is helping an American woman with a case. Her son disappeared in Botswana some time ago, and she is trying to help her, all while aiding someone with a paternity case. Her beloved is very busy as well, adopting two orphans to take care of. Precious is not a big fan of his maid, either, and notes that she has been not feeding him the way she should and on top of it, has been conducting love affairs with other men in his bed!
Meanwhile, Precious Ramotswe is investigating the wife of a butcher who may be having an affair. She comes upon an interesting detail when she discovers that the son of the woman has been fathered by a different man who has all the time been paying the bills for his private education. Meanwhile, a promotion is in store for Mma Makutsi, who may have a higher position waiting for her than just secretary. They both see that the children have an aptitude for growth and to succeed, and a family dynamic begins to form between them. The pilot was minutes long and there were six one hour episodes filmed, written and directed by other parties.
A total of 27 episodes were broadcast. The first aired on September 10, , and the last on February 6, The radio episodes span the first book all the way to the fourteenth book. They starred Claire Benedict in the main role of Precious Ramotswe, except in the episodes, which starred Janice Acquah. If you see one missing just send me an e-mail below. Book s.