The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Chapters 15, 16 Summary & Analysis

Alexander McCall Smith
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Chapters 15, 16 Summary

Chapter 15, "Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni's Discovery" In the aftermath of the Busang case, Mma Ramotswe has a conversation with Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, in which she notices that he's not really paying attention to her. Wondering whether he's thinking about sex (see "Quotes", p. 147), she asks what he's thinking about. He tells her about being called out to take care of a broken down van and his accidental discovery of a bag of ritual materials ("medicine") in the glove compartment. As he opens the bag and shows Mma Ramotswe its contents, narration implies that what they are looking at are human remains. Mma Ramotswe fights down nausea and asks for the contents so she can find out whether they are indeed what she and Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni believe them to be. Narration comments that Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni...

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