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Between Sun And Sand A Tale Of An African Desert

William Charles Scully

Beyond the actual landscapes in the book "Between Sun and Sand," written by W. C. Scully skilfully crafts a narrative tapestry that explores the complex lives of the people as they struggle with the harsh reality of the African desert. While the heroes negotiate both the harsh external conditions and the nuances of interpersonal relationships, the book effectively conveys the importance of survival and perseverance. Through evocative descriptions of the desert's sensory elements-such as the searing heat and shifting sands-Scully's prose creates a vivid setting for the characters' trials and victories. The novel takes readers to a place where the distinction between cruelty and beauty is hazy and unexpected tests of the human spirit occur. "Between Sun and Sand" is a compelling literary examination of the internal and exterior landscapes, and it serves as a monument to Scully's ability to blend the lyrical with the profound.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.34in - 0.42lb
  • EAN: 9789361158902
  • Categories: Action & AdventureHistorical - General

About the Author

Scully, William Charles: - William Charles Scully (1855-1943) was a writer, poet, and journalist from South Africa. He rose to prominence as a writer in the late 19th and early 20th century after being born in Cape Town. Scully's art is a reflection of his strong bond with the people, places, and traditions of South Africa. Scully gained recognition for his contributions to poetry and prose. He wrote a great deal about everything from travel and nature to the social and political concerns of the day. While his work examined the issues of race, identity, and colonialism, his poetry frequently celebrated the natural beauty of South Africa. The book "Between Sun and Sand: A Tale of an African Desert," which you highlighted, is one of his outstanding works. It tells a gripping story set in the arid regions of Africa. Rich descriptive language and astute observations of the natural world define Scully's style. His literary works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries are still valued for their historical and cultural insights into South Africa.