Fringe by the Sea: Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith: The Perfect Passion

Friday 9th August 2024
Lodge Stage, Lodge Grounds


Join Alexander McCall Smith, self-professed serial novelist, and one of the world’s favourite storytellers as he explores the first book in a new series, The Perfect Passion Company, a delightful new novel featuring a dating agency based in Edinburgh’s historic New Town.

Alexander will also be giving a sneak preview of the new novel in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, The Great Hippopotamus Hotel, and discussing The Conditions of Unconditional Love, the latest novel in the Isabel Dalhousie series.

There will also be a chance to hear about Alexander’s newest stand-alone novel, The Winds from Further West, which tells a tale of love, Scottish islands, and wolf cubs.

Alexander McCall Smith is the author of the highly successful No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over twenty-five million copies. He devotes 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.

This is a seated event (unreserved).

Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

The Lodge Stage venue is wheelchair accessible. The Lodge Grounds does have some hilly and undulating areas.

If you have questions about accessibility please find more information here or contact

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Friday 09 Aug 2024
Lodge Stage, Lodge Grounds, North Berwick. United Kingdom