Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the award-winning series The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency, and he now devotes his time to the writing of fiction, including the 44 Scotland Street and the Isabel Dalhousie series. He is the author of over eighty books on a wide array of subjects, and his work has been translated into forty-six languages. Before becoming a full-time writer he was for many years Professor of Medical Law at Edinburgh.
Praise for Emma:
'Entertaining . . . McCall Smith brings such intelligence and wit' The Daily Mail
'Funny, heartfelt and very readable' Good Housekeeping
'Funny and clever' Fabulous Magazine
Praise for Alexander McCall Smith:
'Witty, elegant, gentle, compassionate'
'The kind of simplicity one finds in the best children's stories and a fluency which reflects his practice of writing 4,000 words a day in a stint of four hours... A talent for traditional story telling' Guardian