You keep tomorrow free an old friend would be coming to see you you're up at last.
If there is one thing a man cannot stand, it is change and dramatic only is no different.
You are looking around his house, fest make no promises, make no concessions, and when he comes here, we will Bowl him over with light bowled him over on his favorite foods.
In one huge spread, he will not be able to say no.
There will be only one answer to the question of why the two of you should live.
Number 5, zebra, Drive, she's, late I am NOT late, I am never late, I have never been late and I never will be.
I meant your boss.
She is not late.
She is otherwise engaged Florence you're supposed to be tidying.
The house Mariposa will be here any minute.
Why all the fuss she has been here before it was different.
How, because just to get this place tidy and quick, they have taken the comment shock from the blackboard it was windows left open.
Now they are breaking them to get him.
So the talk, the cake, Tina Kenneth choc, not the wait, the Katyn end the cake, so the colored chalk, the cake Tim and the cake petty cash steal there.
So the third break-in and there's no cash stolen, hi bananas, stapler.
Sorry, you know what my stapler my remote.
She is not to be disturbed even for this.
She has a big decision to make, because in this I will leave a message.
What does she do for her money? This maid of yours that mop is dry.
This is a very final.
It's important to have a special room for important visitors.
Do you have many important visitors cry? I have one today, please lead on that way.
That is they're not so tidy part of the house, mmm ha I, didn't hear you.
I was just too busy.
There is certainly much to do there.
Certainly easiest house.
This dirty needs a lot of work and who are you to say that this house is dead I've seen for myself? What goes on here? Listen now, I have worked for this man for many years.
I have cooked for him.
I have cleaned and I have fed him good food good food.
What does she think she is coming into my kitchen and saying all these things? I am his fiancee fiancee without her wedding to me.
You cannot marry him, she will kill you she's, a good woman Florence and if you like, we can find you another job.
My cousin runs a hotel near the bus station.
You I high-class [, __ ] Oh talk and no wet.
She will break your bed.
You will die.
This is gonna, be the end for me.
No, this is the end for you.
I will not get pushed out by this I apologize on behalf of my bed tempered maid and so your phone.
They never visit.
My house hello, a map of the one, a the pump I, see again I'll fix the pump and come straight to your house.
Please be as quick as you can enters premises by breaking window.
He she they then make assessment of valuables and make office colored, chalk, cake, tin, cake and bananas.
State leaving Mohammed Swiss disk untouched, smashing teacup in frustration and from in it is making a very strange noise, not like the strange noises it has made before, like an elephant when the trumpets and stating like a dock, the pump is getting very old.
Now machinery doesn't last forever.
The children need shoes, they need clothes, I have to pay the stuff, there's no money for a new pump.
You and this pump are very old friends, but one day you'll have to write a letter to the British dear British.
Here's your pump, which you left in Africa, it's finished now please come and pick it up.
Thank you one day rap, but not today, you know my oh well here you are engaged to be married.
One of our house.
Mothers lives across the road from the cousin of Mohammed's butcher.
Yes, Oh! Congratulations! Thank you much she's, a beautiful lady.
She is and you'll be needing a beautiful big diamond ring.
Where is her matekoni? Is he not coming? He is fixing the pump at the orphanage.
He will be here very soon, just time for you to smarten up rose.
I am smart.
Already now, please go back to what you are doing get tomorrow.
Free an old friend will be coming, Bruce I'm, not feeling.
Well, you must come, but the food I will deal with it.
There are still hands on the stove.
I will turn them off.
What is it? What happened? We must Bowl him over.
We could ball him another day, no dude.
There was a call for you, boss and mr.
Patel from Kalaheo.
There's been another breakin dude, it's not a morning person where's the phone.
My name is and fletchie some water.
This thing is hot wick.
When I sit in this child.
Yes, they, where we have a book in the library how things work you like mechanical things and the wheel on your chair.
Can you identify the problem? There? Lack of oil you're a modern girl motto later.
Does a modern lady require a diamond ring if she is to be engaged? She does a diamond ring for $50,000.
It is the one thing on which all ladies agree, em working on the pump has left me a little unkempt.
Am I still acceptable for the tour of number five is a blood drive but I am NOT where I think I've come down with a virus.
I need to be in on my own today.
That's not what you need.
No, you need a beautiful diamond engagement ring.
What's the matter and you're a good good lady.
Do you really think so I know so? I made some mistakes in my past who is not today, all mistakes are washed away, we'll buy the ring to prove it, and then I must come straight home morning.
There's someone I think you should meet.
First I have to eat and I have to eat a lot, and there is something else I'm going to need to get some breakfast for Emma coating I'll pick him up in half an hour, no potty, even honey.
Don't need to worry about him if history now this lady's a madam owes me and she's engaged to me.
I wish to buy herring for this engagement, a diamond ring.
We they both wanna die.
I, wonder from our own mind, I saw you arrive, looking very happy.
You have to beside my car, but not too close, I hope, you're, a fortunate man, not every man can find such a cheerful fat woman to marry.
There many fail hectoring women around today, I'm a very lucky man, and now you must buy her a very big ring.
It will make a knot very tiny ring.
What do you think of those MA? They are beautiful haha.
Are they from Bhutan absolutely finest in the world? Ninety thousand Poland I am NOT a lady to wear a big ring.
I I was hoping for a smuggling.
I can do discounts 10%, maybe 12.
This is a beautiful ring for a beautiful woman.
I didn't you must have.
Whichever in you choose how much are those 15 percentage? You drive a hard bargain.
Mac I, don't want this ostentatious ring.
I would like one of these diamonds like those may be easily missed.
People may not notice such a diamond at all.
I will notice it or a matekoni will notice it in that is all that matters bring the Rings.
Are they from was one that's about.
Swana is your bombing.
The break-ins are my case ma'am, but you said nothing about this you're, not playing fair.
Luckily, I have my own sources of information.
We are perfectly capable of handling this ourselves.
We, where is your boss today, none of your business.
It's strange that she's not here in a crisis right back, so you can handle this yourselves.
Any leads fall.
I know it was you that broke in here to steal your colored chalks.
How do you know about the kind of jokes it's here in your report? I would have bought you, the other I'm very happy with this one.
What is it I love you, I am very clear.
I still have a pocket full of Pula.
Let's go to the president hotel for a celebration lunch another time or another time.
Yes, is everything.
Okay, everything is fine, but I must go home.
Now then, we will visit your house now.
Is we planned another time Oh? Another time? Yes, come on if you're kami, when I was a policeman in Joburg, it was a man called Johnny dollars.
He was a one-man crime wave, everybody was afraid of him.
We knew what he was up to, but we could never make it stick.
You remember Johnny dollars, note mm-hmm yeah.
He would never admitted to anything and then one day someone told me that Johnny dollars was terrified of his grandmother, see just as he wrote, Joe beg with a rod of iron, so she wrote him when he was a kid.
She didn't like the way it turned out so I arrested him and brought his grandmother to his cell and now he's doing 25 years good, for you look on Johnny dollars face when I opened the cell door and Shorty and his grandmother I saw that same.
Look on your face man when I said the name, no to my goatee to you.
What do you want? I had a talent for introductions, precious, not so you've become someone at last.
No thanks to you don't be so sure you are not welcome yes, and what will it take to make me go away? You didn't need to go to so much sir.
She still has your records mode.
butell AZ tells me that you are engaged to be married, see how she tries to hide rain, but there is one big problem with this newfound freedom of yours.
I do not recall us ever getting a divorce.
Maybe you hoped I was dead.
That I had forgotten I ever married you there have been so many other girls after all, hmm, what can a man do but say yes, or did you think that now you are so I am mighty? Someone like me does not count someone from your past from the bad old days.
I am not.
The same person know that girl used to shout it and punch she is gone.
Yes, is what you like to think.
That is what you like to think.
I have a lot bears.
Fighting I will see you at the gig most times people pay to hear me, but with you it would be different.
You will pay to keep me quiet and then you will give me the divorce in installments I'm not made of money.
The agency accounts are improving, I saw them for myself.
Note for all.
Don't sake have pity you brought him here just for this.
It's always best to do a little background research.
Whatever would he think of you? This simple mechanic man accepting his reign under false pretenses, even if it is a counterfeit, what cubic zirconium a fake diamond for a fake engagement? Remember.
Did you decide who's home to live in I? Think, madam, was a pretty good idea and did you celebrate after maha-mantra was unwell and we whatever you? We are the latest victims, any Cali, Hill breakings does she know, I, phoned him and left a message and no reply.
It is not at all like, madam, what something is not right.
Do you think we would go now will be very direct to get to the bottom of this.
She is not here and her van is gone.
I knew she was not here, but I need soup just in case.
She cannot lie to me not to me.
I have known her for too long.
She is not herself.
Do you agree she's, a very troubled lady I could read it in her face in capital, letters.
Something is wrong.
We think the same.
It's ever since she became engaged to you dramatically.
Do you think she has cold feet? Mara Musa is very deep.
That's why she's a good detective? Who knows what she's thinking have you got any idea where she could be I have and when you find her bring her back here and make her eat this soup daddy? It's me, precious I have done a foolish thing.
Did I have agreed to marry her good man when I am still married to a bad one.
Why would I do it? I will stay here.
It's as I thought she's unsure about me.
She is nothing but good to say about you and about normality, nothing but bed.
Yes, so why is she still playing his records, perhaps she's putting something behind him once and for all? It's because she has such strong feelings for him.
Strong feelings of hatred, strong feelings are strong feelings, but for me strong feelings of love.
You have head hair say that we are wasting time here.
Did you hear her say it? It is not the sort of thing she would come right out and say.
Thank God I have found you.
Everyone is very worried about you, who's, worried, I, am worried and and and became an dramatically and your maid.
We are all worried.
Where is romantically now he was very busy.
Then I can tell you what is the matter safest Bhutanese, he told me my diamond ring was a fake.
He was at the agency strutting about it and and talking rubbish that man knows nothing about diamonds or detection.
He should have come to me straight.
I can see that now.
This is a lovely little ring.
Not a way to grammatical me.
My lips are sealed good.
You had hard, you deserve a handsome you.
You deserve many things for all of their hardware.
You've put him through all the years and you don't want to just throw it all away.
Just because for one little moment you let down your guards.
That is what happens.
It's a very good dinner Florence, but clearly you think that I'm a pushover, you know, look at me yesterday, afraid to tell you.
I was getting married, hiding behind my fiance's petticoats Oh plenty of room there.
That's enough Florence! It is my house and I will set the agenda whatever you say.
butell AZ tells me that you are engaged to Dominica I, do not recall us ever getting a divorce.
You will pay to keep me quiet in having so many other girls.
After all, so many other girls, it's always best to do a little background research.
You think you scare me, do you I'm, not afraid of you? You should be afraid of me, who is that calling at this ridiculous hour, mr.
Patel, how much weight I am sorry to collate, but I have solved the mystery of the Kali Hill break-ins Beth's marriages deaths.
Yes, please come! This is a check for her work on the case of Jack, my daughter's imaginary boyfriend, a fat check as promised, and this is for solving the mystery of the Holly Hill break-ins, something which that men mutan Lacey faint to do quite right.
That is twice.
Let me down I'm a great believer in second chances, but third ones have not in my lexicon.
So you will stick with the ladies I'm a ladies man Lara she's, not at home and she's.
Not here she is following a line of inquiry.
I was just ingre what a great job these ladies, are made of this place.
It was just mere men to shame.
You are in a good mood this morning dramatically I'm a man on a mission you I can do.
Ladies I've taken the decision to be a can-do man.
I must prove that I'm worthy of Maura motto is love.
I know how you can do that.
I already have a plan.
I've got to teach.
You go straight to the heart of marmots West problems.
Did you find what you're looking for I found? What I had hoped to find it I did not find what I had hoped not to find criminal records? Yes, yes, good morning back, did you sleep? Well farewell my and you no sleep for me.
Do you know why your tiny ring too small to be a finger? My ring was just the right size.
It was not that that kept me awake I'm glad to hear it I'm a detective raft.
Did you know that no I make it my business to find things out, so I stayed up very late and found out all about cubic zirconium.
In case you didn't know it is used as a diamond simulant, and what is that to me? I will tell you I continued my research in a very different direction.
This morning and I found out all about you.
Your life has been very eventful and very well documented good day month, so I thought I would sit here today and tell anyone who comes along the story of cabernet, lego, demo, jeweler and jailbait.
Once upon a time there was I will be keeping a keen eye on your business practice.
I'm here to ask you out on a date to denote Makati gig this evening, I have two tickets he's a famous jazz musician in case you didn't know.
Also much I would like to get your ring engraved.
Could you let me have it until this evening? Of course I cannot stop now.
What is really that's? What I am not doing anything and you will do as you're told or their trouble, replace it I think I'm paying over the odds here? Yes, mr.
skew, not not what are you man we're all waiting, hello, robot boy, you came of course, sometimes it's best to face up to your fears.
That is true.
I'm talking about both of us Samantha two tickets for near the front, please, you will need free ticket man you're on the guest list.
You were coming already, you're, not out of choice and may ask what you were coming to do.
It is a business matter with safe as policy.
No, no with him, too.
Are you looking for me Florence, oh god, I was so.
Are you buying it? It's good to do things you don't normally do I will go now inspect note then I will come with.
There is no need for it ma I'm determined to be more courageous.
It was courageous of you to ask him to marry you again after I turned you down, then I will build from that base.
It's time to shout your love from the rooftops.
Newt you come to make good on your promise, never mind about note for a moment.
I don't want to be here in moments longer than necessary.
I heard you cracked the break-ins case.
Well, then, I can say for you.
You are good at your job, but the Predators will always be circling mean.
Like you see us father, it was you who brought him here to prove that lady detectives need me note we'll be back again and again and in the end he will take all you have, and you will stop him for a controlling interest in my agency.
Yes, when you can't even get him to open the door, not open the door, please he's an artist.
You know he has moons note.
It is precious Ramotswe again I said: look it again.
Did you bring the money I'm, not sick? How much it is blink.
It start writing.
Zeroes, I need to know you will not come back to me again.
Is that so what do you sometimes wish that I hadn't gone away when he nights alone in dust? Well, the nights were long and DAC.
You were never there with me.
You take it off, for this means: I lost my baby.
There would have been others.
There would have been other bruises too and broken bones.
I was glad when you went away now.
I am here again wanting money, just write a check or you will never marry.
You come at Kennedy.
That is what you'd like to think so.
I won't hurt.
You now is that what you think I've been afraid of you for so long, not fist.
It was your fist and then that you might come back now.
You have I still have those pieces, but nothing else.
I did some research.
Note I do not need a divorce from you.
You were married when we met you just forgot to tell me.
You had no right to marry me no right to do any of it.
This is why you need money for that stuff.
How long have you been taking it? Why would you take that when you have what you have? What do I have nothing! You just told me: you have this your music.
The reason why all of those people are here tonight what else? Just that is more than most for this, everybody is waiting, not I.
Do not remember I, think you do I told them.
You were with me all night long and the case collapse all night long remember so now you owe me Eva.
There's this big woman who is causing me a big problem me and romantic only had a good thing going and she's going to ruin it all.
You know when I was growing up on the orphan farm.
This man was always there to help us armed and he never charged a teller for his services, and today I can return the pain.
Will you please welcome to the stage what is greatest mega Pony and, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to dedicate this gig to a very special lady and an old friend of the men who have come to see plays trumpet tonight my fiancee precious Ramotswe, the best detective in the finest lady in orbit.
There isn't just one lucky man: we have faced, not demons for one night, Nandita dumela MA.
We cannot stop we're late, don't be late home or your father would be calling me again.
I won't! Oh Allah, this is Jack.
Have you been up you waiting so long? You remember my I say that was going to be more courageous, I, remember, very well.
I took the ring back and made him change it for a real one.
Mama could see, told you and I made him engrave it free of charge for real puts on a diamond.
It's beautiful! Thank you.
I am very glad, and that was the last in this current series that the number one ladies detective agency next tonight's high definition, music from the Barbican you.
1 Ladies' Detective Agency is a series of novels by Alexander McCall Smith set in Botswana and featuring the character Mma Precious Ramotswe. The series is named after the first novel, published in 1998. Twenty-three novels have been published in the series between 1998 and 2022.How many seasons are there of the No 1 Ladies detective Agency? ›
It was cancelled after one season despite positive reviews.Is there a season 2 of No 1 Ladies detective Agency? ›
The No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series 2 Episodes.How does the No 1 Ladies detective Agency end? ›
But as The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency ends with her decision to marry Mr J.L.B. Matekoni, and in the following books they adopt two children Page 18 16 together. She thus ends up as successful, regarding both her detective and her woman role.Who has the biggest book series? ›
What is the highest selling book series of all time? With more than 500 million copies sold, the Harry Potter book series by J.K. Rowling is the best selling book series of all-time.Is True Detective season 1 the best season ever? ›
Season 1 of True Detective is not only our favorite of the series, but arguably one of the best shows of all time.Do the No 1 Ladies detective Agency books need to be read in order? ›
There is nothing stopping you from just picking up any book in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and just giving it a read. The books can be enjoyed as stand-alone reads. But I would highly recommend reading the series in the order published.What does MMA mean in Africa? ›
"Mma" is like "Ma'am" or "Madam", or a more respectful form of "Mrs." "Rra" is like "sir", or a very respectful form of "Mr." "Dumela" can be used before "Rra" and "Mma" to say, hello sir or ma'am. You can hear a Botswana Greeting Song called Dumela below…Why do people not like season 2 of True Detective? ›
People hated it, complaining in particular about convoluted plotting, questionable casting and an unrelentingly bleak tone. The season was so widely considered a failure, that the fate of “True Detective” seemed to hang in the balance for almost two years before a third outing was confirmed.Is True Detective season 1 and 2 connected? ›
Each season so far consists of eight episodes, and those episodes tell an entire story. No season directly relates to the other besides minor connections, as each holds the entirety of the story behind whatever crime they are focusing on and even has different actors starring in each season.
Nope, it is an Anthology-seies, so season 2 has nothing to do with the first one. Different actors, different plot.How old is Precious Ramotswe? ›
The PRECIOUS RAMOTSWE series is the young readers' version of Alexander McCall Smith's wildly popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, featuring Precious as a 9-year-old child in Botswana.What happened in chapter 9 of the no 1 ladies detective agency? ›
Chapter 9, "The Boyfriend" The chapter begins with a lengthy description of the Patel family - how the father made a fortune in business and trade, how his oldest son became a dentist and changed his name, how his twin daughters married well, and how he built a large, extravagant home for his entire family.Is the No 1 Ladies detective Agency based on a true story? ›
In interviews McCall Smith reveals that although Mma Ramotswe was not based on someone he specifically knew while living in Botswana, he did want to write a book about a cheerful woman from a traditional background, after witnessing a similar character try and capture a chicken for his friends – clucking as she ran – ...Does Mma Ramotswe get married? ›
Mr JLB Matekoni: Owner of Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors garage, and possibly the best mechanic in Botswana. He is the husband of Mma Ramotswe and foster parent of the two children.Does Mma Ramotswe have children? ›
Mma Ramotswe also has two children, Motholeli and Puso, from the 'Orphan Farm' living with her for Mr J.L.B.What does MMA mean in Mma Ramotswe? ›
First and foremost, Mma Ramotswe: Mma is the term used to address a woman, and may be placed before her name. It is pronounced "ma" (with a long a). Rra is the rough equivalent of "mister".What is the #1 book ever sold? ›
According to Guinness World Records as of 1995, the Bible is the best-selling book of all time with an estimated 5 billion copies sold and distributed.What is the number 1 selling book of all time? ›
- The Bible (5 billion)
- The Quran (3 billion)
- The Little Red Book: Quotations from Chairman Mao (900 million)
- Don Quixote (500 million)
- Selected Articles of Chairman Mao (450 million)
- A Tale of Two Cities (200 million)
- The Lord of the Rings (150 million)
The Harry Potter series is far and away the highest-selling series of novels ever. Written by British author J.K. Rowling, the series has sold at least 500 million copies, 150 million more than the next-highest selling series.
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Sherlock Holmes is undoubtedly one of the most famous fictional detectives of all time. A Study in Scarlet is the first Sherlock Holmes story that Doyle published in 1887. This is where Dr. Watson first meets Holmes, moving into the iconic flat at 221 Baker Street.What was the first female detective series? ›
Miss Scarlet & The Duke is set in London at the start of the Sherlock Holmes era around 1880. Eliza's father, Henry (Kevin Doyle, Downton Abbey), is a retired police officer turned private detective who spends his time running up bills and drinking between his infrequent but occasional earnings.What is the summary of the No 1 ladies detective agency series? ›
1 Ladies' Detective Agency series tells the story of the delightfully cunning and enormously engaging Precious Ramotswe, who is drawn to her profession to “help people with problems in their lives.” Immediately upon setting up shop in a small storefront in Gaborone, she is hired to track down a missing husband, uncover ...What sort of woman is Mma Ramotswe? ›
A traditionally-built beauty, she's been interested in solving puzzles and mysteries since her childhood. Retaining many traditional values, she's suspicious of technology and holds quite old-fashioned ideas about decency. As a detective, she's primarily intuitive and a maverick in her methods.
Countries such as Bulgaria, Sweden, Portugal, Russia and Romania recognise MMA as a legal sport, while France does recognise MMA, but due to a very large opposition to the sport, it is only legal to a certain degree, as full contact MMA fighting is prohibited.What does MMA stand for a woman? ›
Women's MMA (mixed martial arts) is a fighting sport in which female athletes train and fight each other using various martial arts fighting styles. MMA fighting styles include Boxing, Ju Jitsu, Karate and wrestling among many fighting styles from all over the world. Popularity in female MMA is on the rise.Does Matthew McConaughey appear in True Detective Season 2? ›
This article contains spoilers for True Detective Season 2HBO's True Detective has been one of the network's most revered TV shows over the last decade, as season one's dark storyline and incredible, Emmy-nominated performances from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson put the show on the map.
McConaughey's departure may be more a function of Pizzolatto's plan for the show all along. True Detective was conceived as an anthology show, with each season telling a discrete story with a different locale and group of characters. This may include the emergence of a strong female protagonist.Is True Detective Season 3 better than 1? ›
The show is Ali's masterpiece, and the third season is the best installment since it premiered five years ago to excessive praise. True Detective deftly handles race, but once again leaves its women behind. With Mahershala Ali at the fore, True Detective has become compelling viewing once again.What is the Yellow King in True Detective? ›
Hastur, also known as the Yellow King, is a fictional cosmic entity that first appeared in Ambrose Bierce's short story Haïta the Shepherd (1893) and was later expanded on by Robert W. Chambers, H.P. Lovecraft and August Derleth. He could be considered as the unseen antagonist of Season 1.Who played the killer in season 1 of True Detective? ›
Glenn Fleshler is an American actor. On television he is noted as a recurring cast member on Boardwalk Empire who portrayed real-life bootlegger George Remus, for appearing on Billions, and as Errol Childress in the first season of the crime drama True Detective. He had a supporting role in the 2019 film Joker.Is True Detective Season 1 and 3 related? ›
Either way, this much is true: The crimes of Season 1 and Season 3 definitely exist in the same fictional universe. (I think this also means Chad Velcoro of Season 2 exists in the same world by association, which doesn't really pertain to the case, or anything really.Is True Detective Season 3 connected to season 2? ›
But if you're worried that True Detective Season 3 will be connected to past seasons then fear not because when it comes to this particular anthology series, each season serves as its own individual entity. No traces of the past will be found in the third season — at least not in the way you may expect.Who is the villain in True Detective season 2? ›
William Holloway was the corrupt chief of the Vinci Police Department, a former collegue/friend of ex-Sergeant Eddie Velcoro and Ray Velcoro's superior.What city is True Detective season 2 based on? ›
In the fictional industrial town of Vinci, California, city manager Ben Caspere disappears before he can present plans for his development of a high-speed rail line, leaving his criminal partner Frank Semyon to pitch to Russian businessman Osip Agronov, who refuses to go through with anything until Caspere is present.Where did Precious Ramotswe grow up? ›
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency focuses on Mma Precious Ramotswe, a Botswana woman from Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana, as she starts the first detective agency in the city after her father passes away.Where is Precious Ramotswe from? ›
Book 1. Fans around the world adore the bestselling No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the basis of the HBO TV show, and its proprietor Precious Ramotswe, Botswana's premier lady detective.
Prolific author Alexander McCall Smith has given life to countless memorable characters, but none so widely beloved as Precious Ramotswe.Who is Mma Ramotswe father? ›
Obed Ramotswe: Father of Precious Ramotswe, and wise breeder of cattle. He loves his daughter, focussing his life on her when his wife dies not long after he returns from the mines to live in Mochudi full time with her and their daughter.Who is Du Hai's mother? ›
What happned to Sang Hong-zhen, Du Hai's mother? She had to get study sessions because she didn't follow Mao.Who is the number one detective in the world? ›
We start with perhaps the most famous detective ever. Sherlock Holmes has been iconic since the days when he was the subject of stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The novels focus on the story of a detective agency opened by Mma Ramotswe and her courtship with the mechanic Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni. The series was filmed on location in Botswana and was seen as one of the first major film or television productions to be undertaken in Botswana.Do you have to read the No 1 Ladies detective Agency in order? ›
There is nothing stopping you from just picking up any book in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series and just giving it a read. The books can be enjoyed as stand-alone reads. But I would highly recommend reading the series in the order published.What is the order for Isabel Dalhousie novels? ›
Having sold more than 600 million copies worldwide, Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling is the best-selling book series in history.Who is the top 1 best detective? ›
We start with perhaps the most famous detective ever. Sherlock Holmes has been iconic since the days when he was the subject of stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
“A great murder mystery for 8-12 yr olds”What order are you supposed to read the after series? ›
The first book is called After, and it's followed by After We Collided, After We Fell, and After Ever Happy. The last published book in the After series is a prequel, and it's called Before. Needless to say, you should read the series in chronological order.How old is Isabel Dalhousie? ›
Major and recurring characters. Isabel Dalhousie is in her early forties and is a philosopher, the editor of the journal "Review of Applied Ethics".What is the first book in the end series? ›
|0.6||Jake & Clara||Jul-2014|
|1||After the Ending||Feb-2013|
|2||Into the Fire||Nov-2013|
|3||Out of the Ashes||Aug-2014|
The Enigma of Garlic – the latest installment in the charming and congenial 44 Scotland Street series finds all our favorite residents of Scotland's most celebrated address up to their usual hilarious hijinks.How many books will be in the Edinburgh Nights series? ›
|1||The Library of the Dead||Jun-2021|
|2||Our Lady of Mysterious Ailments||Apr-2022|
|3||The Mystery at Dunvegan Castle||Sep-2023|
The Inspector Rebus books are a series of detective novels by the Scottish author Sir Ian Rankin. The novels, centred on Detective Inspector John Rebus, are mostly based in and around Edinburgh.What is the most read book of all time? ›
The most read book in the world is the Bible. Writer James Chapman created a list of the most read books in the world based on the number of copies each book sold over the last 50 years. He found that the Bible far outsold any other book, with a whopping 3.9 billion copies sold over the last 50 years.What are the top 10 best selling book series of all time? ›
- Harry Potter // J.K. Rowling.
- Goosebumps // R.L. Stine.
- Perry Mason // Erle Stanley Gardner.
- Berenstain Bears // Stan and Jan Berenstain.
- Choose You Own Adventure // Multiple authors.
- Sweet Valley High // Francine Pascal.
- Robert Langdon // Dan Brown.