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Blue Shoes and Happiness

Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith
Apr 18, 2006 | 240 Pages
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“The No. 1 Ladies’ Detec-tive Agency series is a literary confection of gossamer deliciousness . . . There is no end to the pleasure that may be extracted from these books.”
—Janet Malcolm, The New York Times Book Review

“The best, most charming, honest, hilarious, and life-affirming books to appear in years.”
The Plain Dealer

“Beguiling, lyrical . . . Blessed with McCall Smith’s richly detailed portraits of life in Africa and his flair for storytelling with an engaging cast of fully realized characters.”
Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Enthralling . . . [Mma Ramotswe] is someone readers can’t help but love.”
USA Today

“Sweet, soothing, [and] abundant in folk wisdom . . . These novels are poultices, valued for their healing properties. [They have] a contagious warmth.”
The New York Times

“Thoroughly original . . . Vivid, affectionately rendered details of everyday Botswana life . . . A pleasure.”
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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