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Precious (Jill Scott) visits an orphanage, where a young woman called Tabitha (Lerato Moloi), tells her she is worried about her father, Rre Lisinda (Joe Matome) who seems unusually fearful lately. Dr Sibenke (Nyasha Hatendi), a new client, asks Precious to investigate the mysterious deaths of three of his patients. All of them died on a Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. After Rre Makgothi (Sello Moutloung), a wealthy landowner, hires Precious to investigate a suspected poisoning in his family, she finds something that surprises her. (alexdaw)… (more)

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ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH has a double existence. He is a Professor of Medical Law, but also an author who has now written over fifty books on a wide range of subjects. These range from specialist titles such as 'Forensic Aspects of Sleep', (the only book on the subject) to 'The Criminal Law of Botswana' (also the only book on the subject) and from the widely translated 'The Perfect Hamburger' (a children's novel) to 'Portuguese Irregular Verbs' (a collection of stories about eccentric German professors). His collection of African stories, 'Children of Wax', received critical acclaim and has been the subject of an award-winning film.
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