William Charles Scully was Irish-born and largely self-educated. As his "Unconventional Reminiscences" describes, at fourteen he set off for South Africa's diamond fields to find his fortune and during the 1870s lived as a digger panning for gold. For the rest of the nineteenth century he worked as a magistrate in remote areas of Namaqualand and the Transkei, which he introduced to the world's literary map.
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- Paperback | 290 pages
- 133 x 201 x 24mm | 286g
- 28 Jun 2007
- Penguin Books (SA) (Pty) Ltd
- The Penguin Group (SA) (Pty) Ltd
- Parklands, South Africa
- Illustrations, facsims., ports.
About William Charles Scully
William Charles Scully (1855-1943)