The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency is a series of mystery novels by Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith. The series is set in Botswana and the main protagonist is Mma Precious Ramotswe. The series covers a lot of issues, including women in traditional and non-traditional occupations, rural life, religion, depression and AIDS. It has been […]


Alexander McCall Smith is a Scottish author (though born in Rhodesia) of crime fiction and children’s books. He is the author of several series, including the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Professor Dr. Von Igelfeld Entertainment, Isabel Dalhousie, 44 Scotland Street and more. Aside from being a novelist, he also writes medical law and bioethics […]