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  • Published: 5 June 2006
  • ISBN: 9780143004585
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 696
  • RRP: $24.95

Solomon's Song




When Mary Abacus dies, she leaves her business empire in the hands of the warring Solomon family. Hawk Solomon is determined to bring together both sides of the tribe - but it is the new generation who must fight to change the future. Solomons are pitted against Solomons as the families are locked in a bitter struggle that crosses battlefields and continents to reach a powerful conclusion.

Solomon's Song is a novel of courage and betrayal in which Bryce Courtenay tells the story of Australia's journey to nationhood.

  • Pub date: 5 June 2006
  • ISBN: 9780143004585
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 696
  • RRP: $24.95

About the Author

Bryce Courtenay

The Late Bryce Courtenay was the bestselling author of The Power of One, Tandia, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Solomon's Song, Jessica, A Recipe for Dreaming, The Family Frying Pan, The Night Country, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Matthew Flinders' Cat, Brother Fish, Whitethorn, Sylvia, The Persimmon Tree, Fishing for Stars, The Story of Danny Dunn, Fortune Cookie, Jack of Diamonds and The Silver Moon: Reflections and Stories on Life, Death and Writing. The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning television miniseries.

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Praise for Solomon's Song

“Rest in peace Ikey Solomon and thank you, Bryce Courtenay, for concluding your absorbing trilogy on such a stirring note.”

Canberra Times

“Solomon's Song is about us as a nation and has much to say.”

Weekly Times

“Courtenay superbly manages to put the reader in the thick of the bloody battles that took so many young lives in Turkey . . . Hard to put down.”

Daily Telegraph

“More than a trilogy, it's an epic story of Australia's journey to nationhood.”

Inside Melbourne


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