The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

Alexander McCall Smith
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Chapters 9 and 10 Summary

Chapter 9, "The Boyfriend" The chapter begins with a lengthy description of the Patel family - how the father made a fortune in business and trade, how his oldest son became a dentist and changed his name, how his twin daughters married well, and how he built a large, extravagant home for his entire family. Narration then describes Mma Ramotswe's preparations for a meeting with Mr. Paliwalar Patel, her arrival at his security-guarded estate, and her surprise to see he is shorter than her and has an artificial leg. In his private study, Patel tells Mma Ramotswe that he is concerned about his youngest daughter, Nandira, whom he thinks is spending time with boys. Mma Ramotswe, in spite of believing that young women should be trusted to determine their own lives, agrees to follow Nandira and find out what's going on, her...

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