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Author photo. Alexander McCall Smith, Hobart 25 August 2008

Alexander McCall Smith, Hobart 25 August 2008

Alexander McCall Smith

Author of The No. 1 Ladiesʼ Detective Agency

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Tears of the Giraffe 6,439 copies, 146 reviews
Morality for Beautiful Girls 5,546 copies, 99 reviews
The Kalahari Typing School for Men 5,189 copies, 98 reviews
The Full Cupboard of Life 4,466 copies, 83 reviews
In the Company of Cheerful Ladies 4,088 copies, 79 reviews
Blue Shoes and Happiness 3,699 copies, 70 reviews
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The Good Husband of Zebra Drive 3,182 copies, 70 reviews
44 Scotland Street 3,087 copies, 110 reviews
The Miracle at Speedy Motors 2,690 copies, 80 reviews
Friends, Lovers, Chocolate 2,323 copies, 58 reviews
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built 2,244 copies, 76 reviews
Espresso Tales 1,776 copies, 45 reviews
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Love Over Scotland 1,366 copies, 36 reviews
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Portuguese Irregular Verbs 1,339 copies, 48 reviews
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The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs 946 copies, 22 reviews
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2006 1 copy
Three Tall Novels 1 copy, 1 review
2007 1 copy
Still Life 1 copy
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2003 1 copy
2005 1 copy
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Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm (Introduction, some editions) 248 copies, 12 reviews
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The Female Detective (Foreword, some editions) 129 copies, 5 reviews
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The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency- Poison
ABC1, Sunday, October 9, 2011 at 0am
Alexander McCall-Smith

Precious (Jill Scott) visits an orphanage, where a young woman called Tabitha (Lerato Moloi), tells her she is worried about her father, Rre Lisinda (Joe Matome) who seems unusually fearful lately. Dr Sibenke (Nyasha Hatendi), a new client, asks Precious to investigate the mysterious deaths of three of his patients. All of them died on a Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock. After Rre Makgothi (Sello Moutloung), a wealthy landowner, hires Precious to investigate a suspected poisoning in his family, she finds something that surprises her. (alexdaw)… (more)

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ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH has a double existence. He is a Professor of Medical Law, but also an author who has now written over fifty books on a wide range of subjects. These range from specialist titles such as 'Forensic Aspects of Sleep', (the only book on the subject) to 'The Criminal Law of Botswana' (also the only book on the subject) and from the widely translated 'The Perfect Hamburger' (a children's novel) to 'Portuguese Irregular Verbs' (a collection of stories about eccentric German professors). His collection of African stories, 'Children of Wax', received critical acclaim and has been the subject of an award-winning film.
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