Tom Wallis

Tom Wallis

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"[...]upon the ocean beach. They would not return till nightfall, or perhaps till the following day, as Mr. Wallis wished to look for some missing cattle in the scrubs around the base of rugged Cape Kooringa, and 'Wellington, ' one of the aboriginal stockmen, had already preceded them with a pack-horse carrying their blankets and provisions, leaving Tom practically in charge, although old Foster, a somewhat rough and crusty ex-man-of-war's man, who had been Mrs. Wallis's attendant since her childhood, was nominally so. He with two or three women servants and the gardener were all that were employed in, and lived in the house itself, the rest of the hands having their quarters at the stockyards, which were nearly half a mile away. Tom watched his brother and father till they disappeared in the misty haze which at that early hour still hung about the beach and the low foreshore, [...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507532024
  • 9781507532027