Karoo Life I – Kalahari Travels


Northern Cape, 2012 – In the 90-odd years since his death from Spanish influenza, people are still trying to deconstruct the life of the Kalahari brigand, Scotty Smith.

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The first book on our exciting new series on living in the Karoo.

Was he just a mad horse thief, acting out his Scottish Border ancestry? Was he a true Robin Hood, blessed by lonely widows and cursed by rich men from Vryburg to Hotazel and beyond? Was he a ruthless Bushman hunter and a criminal to be caught and hanged? The jury’s still out.

Suffice it to say, however, that Scotty Smith was a very, very naughty boy.

One time, a detective cornered Scotty, arrested him and cuffed him. Within hours, Scotty slipped his handcuffs, overpowered the lawman, shackled him and dropped him off at the Kimberley jail.

Full story in Karoo Life I. Get yours now by clicking here!

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