The Second Death Of Goodluck Tinubu: A Detective Kubu Mystery

Paperback | June 1, 2010

byMichael Stanley

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“The African Columbo….Like the first book to feature Kubu, A Carrion Death, this is a smart, satisfyingly complex mystery. [Grade] A.”
Entertainment Weekly
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The second book in the Inspector Kubu series—penned by a pair of Crime Writers’ Association Award-winning South African authors writing under the name Michael Stanley—The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu treats readers to a gripping and atmospheric  story of money, murder, and hidden motives at a remote bush camp in northern Botswana. Set in a country immortalized by Alexander McCall Smith in his The #1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels, The Second Death of Goodluck Tinubu again features an unforgettable lead character the New York Times Book Review calls, “Hugely appealing—big and solid and smart enough to grasp all angles of [a] mystery.”<_o3a_p>

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“The African Columbo….Like the first book to feature Kubu, A Carrion Death, this is a smart, satisfyingly complex mystery. [Grade] A.”—Entertainment Weekly The second book in the Inspector Kubu series—penned by a pair of Crime Writers’ Association Award-winning South African authors writing under the name Michael Stanley—The Second Dea...

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Normally a peaceful wilderness retreat, the Jackalberry bush camp has suddenly become a ghastly crime scene—and Detective David "Kubu" Bengu is assigned to the case. Zimbabwean teacher Goodluck Tinubu and another tourist have been found bludgeoned to death, while another guest at the camp—rumored to be a dissident wanted in Zimbabwe—ha...

Michael Stanley is the writing team of Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip. Sears was born in Johannesburg, grew up in Cape Town and Nairobi, and teaches at the University of the Witwatersrand. Trollip was also born in Johannesburg and has been on the faculty of the universities of Illinois, Minnesota, and North Dakota, and at Capella Un...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061252506

ISBN - 13:9780061252501

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“Michael Stanley’s second novel set in Botswana featuring the—there’s no other word for it—adorable Detective Kubu has all the languid charm of an actual hike through the jungle.... Detective Kubu is a real discovery: he already feels like an enduring classic to add to the mystery canon.” (Killer Book Reviews)