about Pat Collins, who roamed the Indonesian seas on a self-built
prahu and wrote about the Komodo Dragons in a sensational posthumous
find numerous descriptions of islands, boats, peoples (fishermen,
hunters, farmers...), their traditions and beliefs, in three
in the mid-thirties.
fourth manuscript tells of his discovery of the island of Komodo
and its legendary giant lizards, at a time (1937) when they
were still mysterious dragons.