Tears of the GiraffeeBook - 2002
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. J. L. B. 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.
From Library Staff
bibliosara Sep 20, 2018
McCall Smith's words continue to captivate in the second novel of his No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. In Tears of the Giraffe, Mma Romatswe sets out to discover the fate of an American woman's son, who disappeared years earlier. Meanwhile, Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni finds himself in hot water aft... Read More »
happyreader64 Aug 12, 2018
I enjoy the politeness and kindness of these characters. Precious Ramotswe is so kind and comes to unique conclusions to her cases.
It's refreshing to hear about Africa in a subtle way. A little history peeks in throughout the book.
I will definitely be reading more about Precious and her fianc... Read More »