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Born: R. Alexander McCall Smith, 24 August 1948 (to present), Bulawayo, Southern Rhodesia
Publishing Name(s): Alexander McCall Smith
Series Character(s): Mma Precious Ramotswe; Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld; Isabel Dalhousie; Pat MacGregor
Alexander McCall Smith is a British writer and Emeritus Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh. In the late twentieth century, he became a respected expert on medical law and bioethics and served on British and international committees concerned with these issues. He has since become internationally known as a writer of fiction. He is most widely known as the creator of the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels featuring the series character Mma Precious Ramotswe. His other series include the Sunday Philosophy Club series, also known as Isabel Dalhousie Mysteries and the Professor Dr von Igelfeld Entertainments with series character Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld. There are also his two 'episodic novel' series or newspaper serialisations 44 Scotland Street featuring Pat MacGregor and Corduroy Mansions. Read More on wikipedia.
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