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A Song of Comfortable Chairs

By: Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
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Summary

Grace Makutsi’s husband, Phuti, is in a bind. An international firm is attempting to undercut his prices in the office furniture market. Phuti has always been concerned with quality and comfort, but this new firm seems interested only in profits. To make matters worse, they have a slick new advertising campaign that seems hard to beat. Nonetheless with Mma Ramotswe’s help, Phuti comes up with a campaign that may just do the trick.

Meanwhile, Mma Makutsi is approached by an old friend who has a troubled son. Grace and Phuti agree to lend a hand, but the boy proves difficult to reach, and the situation is more than they can handle on their own. It will require not only all of their patience and dedication, but also the help of Mma Ramotswe and the formidable Mma Potokwani in order to help the child.

Faced with more than her fair share of domestic problems, Mma Makutsi deals with it all with her usual grace. That, along with the kindness, generosity and good sense that the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency is known for, assure us that in the end, all these matters will be set right.

©2022 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2022 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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Heart warming story.

Beautifully read by Adjoa Andoh. Humorous and enjoyable story. Would recommend it to anyone would prefer a relaxing read.

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Ruined by Poor storytellers

An enjoyable story as usual. However the accents of the storytellers ruined the overall enjoyment. The original actors who appeared in the television series and films were absolutely right for the characters, but the Audible storytellers were completely wrong.

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Perfect evening read

Another wonderfully charming story from this talented author. It's also beautifully narrated. A pleasure to listen to.

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A pleasure throughout

Another lovely story in this series. Delightfully and considerately read. A gentle story with wonderful characters and bundles of feelgood factor.

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Book no.23... another hit 🙌

As soon as I start listening to the wonderful Adjoa Andoh, I slip into my slippers, most comfortable dressing gown, and I'm back in Botswana. Just delightful scenarios, you know there is always a happy ending.

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Stories of peace and understanding

What a joy and celebration of human nature, frailty and surprising goodness these stories are, in times of uncertainty unkindness and change! I have read the whole series of the Number 1 ladies detective Agency and they get better and better!

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Mma Romotswe comes to the rescue.

I've read/listened to every book in the series and I can honestly say that I think this storyline was one of the best.

Mma Ramotswe must help out a friend who is the depths of depression and a mother whose son is sabotaging her chance of love.

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A wonderful return visit to Botswana

I love this series of books, for the gentleness of the stories. I also love to listen to a lot of Murder Mysteries and Police Procedurals, so these make a lovely change of pace, for being gentle, feelgood stories of morality and support.
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Always a joy 😊

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Another enjoyable journey to Botswana

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Another gem!

Another delightful story set in Botswana. The characters are beautifully described and make such entertaining reading.