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Alexander McCall Smith: 'Friendship, Loyalty, Betrayal And A Sense Of Horror'

Posted at 7:44AM Friday 15 Aug 2014

His last opera explored the Lady Macbeth tendencies of female Botswana baboons, so it is almost an understatement to say that Alexander McCall Smith's next one is wildly different: a story based on surveyor of the Queen's paintings and spy, Anthony Blunt.

The writer revealed tantalising details of his new opera, at the Edinburgh international book festival on Thursday.

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