- Publisher: Little, Brown; British First edition (2004)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0316728179
- ISBN-13: 978-0316728171
- Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 2.4 x 22.4 cm
- Shipping Weight: 440 g
- Average Customer Review: (13 customer reviews)
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What this book lacked in plot and interest, it more than made up for in brevity. The main character waxes philosophical on topics of morality, only to break her own rules through... Read morePublished on Jan. 31 2011 by F. Laforge
I found it somewhat boring. After "#1 Ladies Detective Agency", It seemed to lack plot, excitement and interest.
I will not read the next books in this series.
I really enjoyed the No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency and was looking forward to reading this new series. However, I did not find the main character, Isabel, to be likeable at all. Read morePublished on July 28 2005 by JBB
...but I was disappointed. Smith's rustic African philosophy worked well, for a while anyway, but I find that he did not translate well to the urbane setting of Edinburgh. Read morePublished on Feb. 13 2005 by David C Polk