A new look for Courtenay's first novel, which has sold over
125,000 paperbacks in the UK.
Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, Peekay will
come to lead all the tribes of Africa. Through enduring friendships
with Hymie and Gideon, Peekay gains the strength he needs to win
out. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge,
Peekay will fight to the death for justice.
" "The Power of One "has everything: suspense, the exotic, violence; mysticism, psychology and magic; schoolboy adventures, drama in the boxing ring." - "The New York Times" "From the Hardcover edition."
Bryce Courtenay was born in South Africa and has lived in Sydney for the major part of his life. He is the bestselling author of The Power of One, April Fool's Day, The Potato Factory, Tommo & Hawk, Jessica, Solomon's Song, Smoky Joe's Cafe, Four Fires, Whitethorn, and Brother Fish.