Quote from Confessions of a Beachcomber, 1908 by Edmund J. Banfield (Author, Beachcomber. England 1852-1923 Australia). "E. J. Banfield, self-styled "Beachcomber" of Dunk Island, the most renowned literary man of his kind in Australian history, and, perhaps, the most striking naturalist-recluse of modern times." - Gutenberg, Australia. Link to complete online text.