The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Topics for Discussion

Alexander McCall Smith
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Obtain, view, and discuss the television adaptation of this book. Note the similarities and differences between the two narratives. In what ways does the adaptation capture the unique flavor and atmosphere of the book? Of what value, either negative or positive, are the changes made between the two narratives?

Discuss the parallels and contrasts between the relationship between the Ramotswe father and daughter (Obed and Precious) and the Patel father and daughter (Paliwalar and Nandira). In what ways do these parallels and contrasts illuminate the book's thematic exploration of the parent/child relationship?

One of the most intriguing aspects of the novel is its commentary on what might be described as basic human truths. Consider, for example, the quotes from pages 85, 124, 147, 221, and/or 230. In what ways do these comments reflect your experiences and/or beliefs?

In what ways are Mma Notshi and her beliefs...

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