About the Author
Francis Selormey was born near Keta on the coast of Ghana in 1927. He was educated in Roman Catholic primary schools as well as at St Augustine's College, Cape Coast. He studied physical education in Ghana and Germany and for seven years taught the subject at St Francis Teacher Training College, Hohoe. Later, he became Senior Regional Sports Organiser for the Ghana Central Organisation of Sport and was for a time Head of this Orgranisation. In time, however, he began to concentrate more and more on writing. His work included features and script writing for the Ghana Film Corporation, and he was responsible for the scripts of two films, Towards a United Nation and The Great Lake.Francis Selormey died in 1983 having spent the last years of his life in farming.