It's not often that you get to visit a world-famous author in his study. Wilbur Smith invited us into his Cape Town home a few years ago and revealed his life in eight objects.
1. His desk.
"I've been sitting here a long time –I would say I’ve written about 25 books on this desk. I bought it about 25 years ago at a sale and it’s a fun desk because it’s got lions on it but it’s made of very ordinary wood.”