” My father was my god. His approval was so valuable to me. “


” My family wasn’t terribly affluent and looked upon money very carefully as something that had to be saved, not spent. My father built the ducting that took air into the copper mines and made about 6 d a yard in the Thirties, which was good money back then. “


” I shot my first lion at the age of 14 when a pride threatened my father’s livestock while he was away on holiday. “


” Herbert, my father, was born in Britain but went out to Africa in his teens to join his father and built up an 18,000-acre ranch in what was then Northern Rhodesia, providing work for the locals. He was my hero when I was a boy. “



All 4 Wilbur Smith Quotes about Father in picture


My father was my god. His approval was so valuable to me.
My family wasn
I shot my first lion at the age of 14 when a pride threatened my father
Herbert, my father, was born in Britain but went out to Africa in his teens to join his father and built up an 18,000-acre ranch in what was then Northern Rhodesia, providing work for the locals. He was my hero when I was a boy.

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