David Lesley Goatham, better known by his pen name David Lambkin, is an English novelist. Born in the United Kingdom, he spent many years in South Africa and Kenya. Lambkin divides his time between running his advertising agency in Johannesburg and writing novels and articles (for National Geographic i.a.). An amateur naturalist, clay pigeon shot, fisherman, wine lover, fan of Johann Sebastian Bach and Ludwig van Beethoven, and an enthusiastic albeit untrained cook. Lambkin's novels are mainly crime fiction set in Kenya with White protagonists.