THE POWER OF ONE

: Courtenay (B.)

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29pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (1989) 2006

 

Novel set in South Africa during the 1930s and 1940s, about a six-year-old boy who dreams of being the welterweight champion of the world and fighting injustice.

Bryce Courtenay was born in 1933 in a village in the Lembombo Mountains in Limpopo, South Africa. After studying journalism in London, he emigrated to Australia in 1958 and entered the advertising industry. The Power of One was his debut novel. His later novels include Tandia, The Night Country and Whitehorn. He died in 2012.