Commissioner Sanders is called upon by the British Government 'to keep a watchful eye upon some quarter of a million cannibal folk, who ten years before had regarded white men as we regard the unicorn.' Written when world powers were vying for colonial honour, Sanders of the River encapsulates the beliefs and assumptions that motivated such quests. There is religious-palava, raiding-palava, and all the while, Bosambo, magnificent chief of the Ochori watches on.
Edgar Wallace (Author)
Edgar Wallace was a soldier, poet, war correspondent, reporter, author and playwright. He wrote more than 170 books, which have been translated into 28 languages and sales of which have exceeded 50 million copies. Over 160 films have been made fro...