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The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection Audiobook
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
Written by: 
Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by: 
Lisette Lecat
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection Audiobook

The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, Number 13

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Publisher's Summary

Alexander McCall Smith’s No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series has become a worldwide phenomenon thanks to the appeal of endearing protagonist Precious Ramotswe and the author’s charmingly quirky prose. In this 13th installment, Mma Ramotswe’s attention is focused on a pesky disciplinary problem at her adopted daughter’s school - while Grace Makutsi adjusts to wedded bliss and the famed Clovis Andersen arrives in Botswana looking for more than bush tea.

©2012 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Stephanie United States 04-19-12
    Stephanie United States 04-19-12 Member Since 2008
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    "Slow down and enjoy!"
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    That is how this series affects my psyche! This series is literally brought to life by narrator Ms. Lecat, the world that seems far away is brought home. The way the daily lives of the wonderfully created characters make any situation in their lives easy to work thru with a cup of tea and taking time to think. With the rich story and descriptive background there is no need for sex, violence, or even mushy romance to make for a truely saticfing story. I hope to enjoy many more stories from Mr. McCall Smith & Mma Rawmoswe

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Dottie B. Washington DC 08-09-12
    Dottie B. Washington DC 08-09-12 Member Since 2006

    Dotdumdum

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    "I think this is the best of the whole series"

    I really loved this book. It's hard to put my finger on why I enjoyed this even more than some of the others in the series, but I did. If you love this series, I think you will be really happy with this one. This one is much more memorable than some of the others which I can hardly remember. I won't forget this one!
    I recommend whole heartedly!

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    dee dee J los angeles, ca United States 06-17-12
    dee dee J los angeles, ca United States 06-17-12 Member Since 2010

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    "lucky #13"
    What did you love best about The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection?

    I always love the easy flow of this series. The people and story line are like old friends that you care for. The mystery is never so far off base that is unbelievable, but everyday troubles and solutions.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    i loved the scenes when Grace as usual is Miss Busy- Body- Know-It-All and states her unsolicited opinions


    Any additional comments?

    I love the story and really love the narrator Lisette Lescat.
    I would love to see the series back on HBO..LOVED JILL SCOTT IN THE PRECIOUS ROLE

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Brenda G. Lizardo 05-27-16
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    "Delightful!"

    Warm, funny with a moral compass built in! I have read all to date and am not disappointed.

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    Karen Indellicati 03-22-16
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    "Always A Winner"

    Alexander McCall Smith never loses his humor, comments on life and reader interest in this series. I was not suspecting the information revealed in the end but happy about the final words.

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    Kjwl 02-29-16
    Kjwl 02-29-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Another great No. 1 Ladies Detective book"

    I have read almost the entire series. I was hooked from the very first one. But I love listening to the series also. The writer is so delightful. Thank you Alexander McCall Smith! And Lisette is such a talented narrator/ performer. I'm going to finish the rest on Audible. I highly recommend this series for a pleasant, well-written and insightful book. And I love the glimpse I get of this small corner of Africa- in Botswana. I would love to visit there someday. But for now this series suffices.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Mfeather56 12-19-15
    Mfeather56 12-19-15 Member Since 2013
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    "If you love Mma Ramotswe as I do"

    This book offers more twists and turns than the usual Ladies #1 Detective Agency story. It has happy endings of course and was the perfect exciting feel-good book.

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    Amazon Customer 09-08-15

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    "I love this series!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, I love the books, but Lisette Lecat's narration is a special treat. She brings the characters to life, and gives the book a wonderful rhythm.


    What other book might you compare The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection to and why?

    Obviously, other books in the series!


    Have you listened to any of Lisette Lecat’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes, I have heard her performance of Reading Lolita in Tehran. That was good, but she is the perfect voice for the #1 Ladies Detective Agency series.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    I love the encounter with Clovis Anderson! He has been in the background of all the books. How wonderful to introduce him as a real person.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer United States 05-10-15
    Amazon Customer United States 05-10-15 Member Since 2012

    Sar

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    "Love it"

    I absolutely adored this book, it was one of my favorites in the series! Fantastic ♥️

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Wendy L 03-04-15
    Wendy L 03-04-15
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    "Pure, uplifting enjoyment!"

    Among the most heartwarming of all the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. The world seems like a better place when considered through the eyes of Mma Ramotswe. The narrator, Ms. Lecat, is perfect for the part.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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