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Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the highly successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty-five million copies. Since then he has devoted his time to the writing of fiction and has seen his various series of books translated into over forty-six languages and become bestsellers throughout the world. These include the 44 Scotland Street novels, first published as a serial novel in the Scotsman, the Isabel Dalhousie novels, the Von Igelfeld series and the...See more

Personality Profile For Alexander McCall Smith

The following is a personality profile of Alexander McCall Smith based on his work.

Alexander McCall Smith is social and boisterous.

He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is unconcerned with art as well: he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. But, Alexander McCall Smith is also assertive: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for well-being.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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