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Alexander McCall Smith's mysterious case of books

The author of 'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' series speaks to Books of My Life about George Eliot, 'The Odyssey' and his love of WH Auden

Books of My Life host Rupert Hawksley met up with Alexander McCall Smith at the Jaipur Literature Festival to discuss his earliest reading memories, his biggest embarrassment and the book that always makes him cry.

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Updated: October 30, 2019 03:45 PM

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