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Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world's most prolific and most popular authors. His career has been a varied one: for many years he was a professor of Medical Law and worked in universities in the United Kingdom and abroad. Then, after the publication of his highly successful No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty million copies, he devoted his time to the writing of fiction and has seen his various series of books translated into over forty-six languages and...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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