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Issue Details: First known date: 1908... 1908 A Night Run Across Fagaloa Bay
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An injured sailor is put ashore to recover in the care of a German naturalist. He is horrified to find the naturalist is embalming human heads, which he ships to Europe. Becke then relates an experience of his own, in which he assisted in transporting seventeen decapitated heads back to their village after a raid by rebels.

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    y separately published work icon The Call of the South Louis Becke , London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1908 Z325514 1908 single work non-fiction autobiography A description of the narrator's wanderings around Australia and the South Pacific. Much of the material appears to be autobiographical and he also relates a number of tales that were told to him during his travels. London : T. Fisher Unwin , 1908 pg. 244 - 254
Last amended 31 Jan 2018 12:45:54
  • New Ireland,
    Papua New Guinea,
    Pacific Region,
  • c
    South Pacific, Pacific Region,
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