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There Is No End

Alexander McCall Smith has previously achieved some notice as the author of the Ladies No 1 Detective Agency (set in Botswana) and also the Portuguese irregular verbs series. He has now created a new detective based in Edinburgh, Scotland, which is where McCall Smith now lives. The detective genre is notoriously used as by its authors as a platform for their ideas, such as Catholicism by Chesterton (Father Brown) or Judaism by Kemelman (Rabbi Small). more...