160pp., illus., maps, paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2019
Richard Philip 'Dick' King (1811-1871) was an English trader and colonist at Port Natal, (now KwaZulu-Natal). In 1842 he completed a journey of 960 km in 10 days, on horseback, to request help for the besieged British garrison.
Jacqueline Kalley was Librarian at the South African Institute of International Affairs on the Wits campus for many years. She is currently CEO of Otterley Press.