Alexander McCall Smith

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Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors.

He has written and contributed to more than 100 books including specialist academic titles, short story collections, and 30 immensely popular children’s books.

His various series of books have been translated into 46 languages and become bestsellers throughout the world. These include The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, 44 Scotland Street novels, the Isabel Dalhousie novels, the von Igelfeld series and the Corduroy Mansions series.

McCall Smith has written a number of stand-alone novels, including Emma, a reworking of the classic Jane Austen novel. He has also authored many non-fiction titles.