Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, little six-year-old Peekay learns that small can beat big. Armed with this knowledge, he resolves to take on the injustices of his country, and sets his heart on becoming the welterweight champion of the world.
Bryce Courtenay's classic trilogy of novels, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk and Solomon's Song, has won the hearts of Australians. The Australian Trilogy brings together these three much-loved novels from one of Australia's bestselling authors.
Set across three continents, Jack of Diamonds is a spellbinding story of chance, music, corruption and love – and Bryce Courtenay's last novel.
Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life.
Set against the wretched trade in drugs and human misery operating during the Vietnam War, Bryce Courtenay's Fortune Cookie is a spellbinding thriller, with a story of love against impossible odds at its heart.
Set against a backdrop of Australian pubs and politics, The Story of Danny Dunn is a family saga spanning three generations. It is a compelling tale of love, ambition and the destructive power of obsession at a time of great change in Australia's history.
An epic tale of enduring love and lifelong friendship set in the Pacific in the aftermath of WWII.
A Recipe for Dreaming is a little treasure of wise words and beautiful images. With insight, humour and a deep sense of humanity, Bryce Courtenay inspires us to become dreamers and questioners, creators of lives that are rich and rewarding.