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Blue shoes and happiness

Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher: Edinburgh : Polygon, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this episode Mma Ramotswe faces many new challenges, such as a cobra trapped in her small office at Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors, a difficult case of blackmail to solve and to the astonishment and also amusement of her friends - a diet to stick to. Ramotswe becomes bemused by the less than traditional behaviour of her assistant, Grace Makutsi. But, undaunted by everything that is happening around her, Ramotswe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-
Blue shoes and happiness.
Edinburgh : Polygon, 2006
(OCoLC)645916765
Named Person: Precious Ramotswe, (Fictitious character); Precious Ramotswe, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander McCall Smith
ISBN: 1904598633 9781904598633 9780349117720 0349117721
OCLC Number: 62761799
Awards: Short-listed for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2008
Short-listed for Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2008 (UK)
Description: 233 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Alexander McCall Smith.

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A seventh book in the "No-1 Ladies Detective Agency" series. This book includes an encounter with a cobra, a sinister blackmail plot and a rather tight-fitting pair of blue shoes, and the bush tea  Read more...

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[BLUE SHOES AND HAPPINESS has] the quiet sophistication of the previous novels and its simplicity is deceptive . . . these novels take us through the looking glass into an Africa we rarely hear Read more...

 
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