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First Person: Alexander McCall smith

Alexander McCall Smith, 66, author, Argyll.

16th May, 2015
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Alexander McCall Smith was born in British Rhodesia in 1948, the son of a Scottish lawyer. He was Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh when he won a competition to write a children’s book. He is now an internationally published author and the creator of the much-loved The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency series. He plays the bassoon badly (the ombrochure that really defeats him is the oboe). and prefers to...

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