About the Author
Alexander McCall Smith is the internationally best-selling author of numerous novels, including the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. His books have been translated into forty-six languages. Formerly a professor of medical law, he now devotes himself to writing. He lives in Scotland.
Narrator Robert Ian Mackenzie's career has encompassed theatre, musicals, opera, films, TV, voice-overs, and commercials. Films include A Fish Called Wanda, A View to a Kill, and The Thomas Crown Affair. Theatre credits include Beauty and the Beast, South Pacific, Camelot, and Much Ado About Nothing. He has appeared on television in All My Children and Guiding Light. His work in opera includes appearances in Carmen, Traviata and Aida.