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"Episodic and bursting with incident, this sprawling memoir of an English boy's lonely childhood in South Africa during WW II pays moderate attention to questions of race but concerns itself primarily with epic melodrama," noted PW.
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“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 --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Currently, i am reading this book out load to a friend, so that we both fall asleep at 2:00 am. Also, i really want her to get it herself, so she can enjoy it as well.Published 1 month ago by Dorothy Waldner
I am only half way through the book. An amazing story so well written. The details provided add greatly to it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by not provided
This was the first of Bryce Courtenay's books that I've read. I was sufficiently impressed that I ordered two more books of his.Published 8 months ago by Luci Beach
A pure delight from the start; a mindblowing riveting tale by a masterful historian and philosopher of epic proportions. I will be forever changed by the beloved Peekay. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ally Alias
Bryce Courtenay is one of the most gifted story tellers today. His books are must reads for anyone who enjoys reading. Thank you once again Mr. Courtenay.Published 14 months ago by Debra
Bought this book for a friend since it's my favourite book, and she loves it as well! It is very well written.Published 16 months ago by Nick Schwaiger
I read this book fifteen years ago and it remains an all-time favourite. I absolutely fell in love with the main character as well as Bryce Courtenay's story-telling style. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Faith Seekings