The Lizard Eaters
Author: Douglas Lockwood
First published: 1964 This edition: 2020
Format: Paperback 171 pages
The Lizard Eaters tells the fascinating story of a 1963 trip by the author, Douglas Lockwood, a Melbourne Herald journalist at the time, into the Gibson Desert, and the discovery of some Pintupi people who had never before set eyes on a white face. It is also of the great respect he developed for these people who lived in unbelievably harsh conditions for thousands of years.