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What W. H. Auden Can Do for You - a book by Mccall Smith, Alexander

What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

What W. H. Auden Can Do for You( )
Author: McCall Smith, Alexander
Series title:Writers on Writers Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

When facing a moral dilemma, Isabel Dalhousie--Edinburgh philosopher, amateur detective, and title character of a series of novels by best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith--often refers to the great twentieth-century poet W. H. Auden. This is no accident: McCall Smith has long been fascinated by Auden. Indeed, the novelist, best known for his No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, calls the poet not only the greatest literary discovery of his life but also the best of guides on...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.524 x 7.449 x 0.666 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Mccall Smith, Alexander (Author)
Alexander McCall Smith was born on August 24, 1948 in Zimbabwe. He was a professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh, but he left in 2005 to focus on his writing. He has written over 60 books, including specialist academic titles including Forensic Aspects of Sleep and The Criminal Law of Botswana, short story collections including Portuguese Irregular Verbs, and children's books including The Perfect Hamburger. He is best known for the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. He also writes the Corduroy Mansions, Isabel Dalhousie and 44 Scotland Street series.

He has received numerous awards, including The Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library Award and the 2004 United Kingdom's Author of the Year Award. His book, The Full Cupboard of Life, received the Saga Award for Wit in the United Kingdom. In 2007, he received a CBE for his services in literature. He will be featured at the Sydney Writers Festival in March 2016.


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