The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Alexander McCall Smith
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Chapter 7, "Mma Makutsi Deals with the Mail" Mma Ramotswe studies a manual on detection, and comes to realize that in sorting through the information at hand, being diligent and trusting her hunches (specifically about the presence of the crocodile), there was nothing she could have done better in the Malatsi case. She dictates a report and a bill to Mma Makutsi, who types them out and prepares them for mailing. In the meantime, the Agency receives very little post of its own, with one exception - a letter from a man in another district who asks for Mma Ramotswe's help in finding his eleven year old son, missing for two months. Mma Ramotswe and Mma Makutsi discuss the case and realize there isn't much they can do for the man, and Mma Makutsi prepares a letter to be sent to the...

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