Alexander McCall Smith

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Alexander McCall Smith


An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith

Explore the world of Alexander McCall Smith as he discusses the latest happenings with Mma Ramotswe in Botswana, the return of the cast of Edinburgh's 44 Scotland Street, and his new stand-alone novel, The Second Worst Restaurant in France, before finally introducing you to Detective Ulf Varg - one of Sweden’s top investigators of unusual, complicated, and insignificant crimes in the first book of a new series, The Department of Sensitive Crimes.

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors. His various series of books have been translated into forty-six languages and become bestsellers throughout the world. These include the popular No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency books, the 44 Scotland Street novels; the Isabel Dalhousie novels, and the von Igelfeld series. He is also the author of the Corduroy Mansions series, and the new Detective Varg series. He has also written a large number of stand-alone novels and books for children.

Picture Credit Kirsty Anderson

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