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Alexander McCall Smith Shares An Excerpt from His Latest Book, The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café

The Handsome Man’s Deluxe CaféThe Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith is the 15th installment of the adventures of Mma Ramotswe of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency.

In The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café Grace Makutsi starts her own business: The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Café. She faces a number of trials and tests that even her thorough business plan cannot help her with. Luckily Mma Ramotswe is around.

McCall Smith has shared an excerpt from the book on his website. In it Mr JLB Matekoni thinks about Mma Ramotswe’s uncanny intuition and ability to find things out by putting together little clues that no one else notices.

Read the excerpt:

He remembered how, while out shopping with her a few weeks earlier, she had whispered to him that a woman walking towards them was probably one of Mma Potokwani’s cousins. He had cast an eye discreetly over the woman and wondered whether he had ever met her in the company of Mma Potokwani, but decided that he had not. How, then, could Mma Ramotswe tell?

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