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Alexander McCall Smith

British-Zimbabwean

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 a number of immensely popular children’s books. His various series of books have been translated into forty-six languages and The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series has now sold over twenty million copies in the English language alone. Alexander has received numerous awards for his writing, and received a CBE in 2007 for services to literature and was honoured by the President of Botswana for services through literature to the country in 2011.

Alexander McCall Smith,
How to Raise an Elephant

2020