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The Miracle at Speedy Motors - Alexander McCall Smith Ramotswe is one interesting character. Tough, caring, intelligent and humorous. While this story is not what I expected, I still overall enjoyed it. The cultural change was an interesting viewpoint. And there is a distinct voice to this story.

However, it was not what I was expecting. I wanted mystery. And while there are mysteries to be solved, the book itself is not. We don't get to see the clue piecing and the questioning I desire in a mystery. This is more about what and how she does what she does.

So while it was nicely written, it just was not my thing solving all these mini-cases that had no real bearing on the story. Also, I found it a bit slow paced for my taste.