The Mottled Lizard

Title The Mottled Lizard
Abstract

"The Mottled Lizard" is a memoir by Elspeth Huxley, who spent her childhood in Kenya during the early 20th century. The book describes Huxley's upbringing on a farm in the countryside, where she learned to navigate the challenges of life in the African bush. Huxley writes about her encounters with the local wildlife, including the titular mottled lizard, and her interactions with the diverse people of Kenya, from the Maasai warriors to the European settlers. The book provides a vivid picture of life in colonial Africa and the complex interactions between different cultures and communities.

Author Elspeth Huxley
Publisher The Reprint Society, London
Publication Date 1962
Number of Pages 335
Length [mm] 221
Width [mm] 144
Depth [mm] 28
Condition Fair

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Reference: RLDLB 385

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