Author: Christine Wilson
Publisher: Sooriya Publishers
Sooriya Edition 2004
CHRISTINE WILSON comes from a line of doctors, artists and writers. Her father, Richard Spittel, C.MG., F.R.C.S., is himself the author of several books of anthropology and travel. With him she travelled in the wildest jungles of Ceylon in the company of the Vedda aborigines and studied their lives. Her husband a Scottish engineer,shares her love of travel and the study of wild life.
Educated at Roedean Mrs.Wilson has contributed to numerous periodicals in Britain as well as in Ceylon and India. She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Among her other books are three more novels, The Bitter Berry, I Am the Wings and Brave Island (co-authored with R.L.Spittel).