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Alexander McCall Smith in Kyneton


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Join one of the world’s most prolific and best-loved authors, Alexander McCall Smith, for one night only in Kyneton. 


The author of over one hundred books, Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and beloved writers. His work – which includes the Corduroy Mansions series, the Isabel Dalhousie novels and the world’s longest-running serial novel, 44 Scotland Street – has been translated into over forty-six languages, becoming bestsellers throughout the world. His highly successful No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series has sold over 25 million copies alone.

Now McCall Smith returns to Australia to celebrate the release of three new books in the past year. In this special event hosted by Melissa Cranenburgh and presented by the Wheeler Centre and Macedon Ranges Shire Council, McCall Smith travels to Kyneton to reflect on his expansive four-decade career, journeying from children’s books to his best-selling series.

Presented in partnership with Macedon Ranges Shire Council


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The bookseller for this event is Aesop’s Attic.


Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of over one hundred books on a wide array of subjects, including the award-winning The No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series. He is also the author of the Isabel Dalhousie novels and the world’s longest-running serial novel, 44 Scotland Street. His boo... Read more

Melissa Cranenburgh

Melissa Cranenburgh is a writer, broadcaster, editor and educator. She spent more than a decade in senior editing roles, including associate editor and acting editor of the Big Issue, and co-editor of the magazine’s annual fiction edition. She now teaches in RMIT’s Professional Writin... Read more


Kyneton Town Hall

129 Mollison Street, Kyneton 3444 Australia

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