Meet the Author: Alexander McCall Smith

This week's author is Alexander McCall Smith, best known for 'The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency' series.

Nick Higham talks to him about his reworking of Jane Austen's classic, Emma. McCall Smith's work is the third instalment of a six-book series of Austen rewrites, following Joanna Trollope's version of Sense and Sensibility and Scottish crime writer Val McDermid's interpretation of Northanger Abbey.

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