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Book Review: Jessica by Bryce Courtenay - Reviewed by sudy01 (29 May 2011)
Excellent book as I have come to expect from this author. Along with the general story which is very enthralling is a subtle, but powerful learning experience. An insight into prejudice, Aboriginal status and lineage, and the attitudes of the past. Some of these unfortunately still exist today I believe. It is good to remember that this book was suggested as a true story which, in his own creative style, Mr Courtenay has turned into an interesting and worthwhile book. I would certainly recommend this book and have reread it and referred to it as I believe that the research Mr Courtenay undertakes means that facts and information presented in his books are correct - even though the stories are usually fiction.
Bryce Courtenay is 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 and Jack of Diamonds. The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning television miniseries. The Silver Moon- Reflections and Stories on Life, Death and Writing is being published in November 2014. facebook.com/BryceCourtenay The World of Bryce Courtenay
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