Bryce Courtenay

Best selling author Bryce Courtenay, 79, has been diagnosed with terminal gastric cancer and expects to have only some months left to live.

His next forthcoming book Jack of Diamonds will be his last and is due out this November.

South African born naturalised Australian, Courtenay published his first book The Power of One in 1989 and has since published 21 books which include:

Novels

  • The Power of One (1989)
  • Tandia (1991)
  • The Stranger Inside: An Erotic Adventure (1994) (with Jean Bedford, Jennifer Byrne, Peter Goldsworthy, Gwen Harwood, Mark Henshaw, Gabrielle Lord, Steve J Spears, Red Symons and Lee Tulloch)
  • The Night Country (1998)
  • Jessica (1998)
  • Smokey Joe’s Cafe (2001)
  • Four Fires (2001)
  • The Family Frying Pan (2002)
  • Matthew Flinders’ Cat (2002)
  • Brother Fish (2004)
  • White Thorn (2005)
  • Sylvia (2006)
  • The Persimmon Tree (2007)
  • Fishing for Stars (2009)
  • The Story of Danny Dunn (2010)
  • Fortune Cookie (2011)

Series

  • Potato Factory
  • The Potato Factory (1996)
  • Tommo and Hawk (1998)
  • Solomon’s Song (1999)
  • The Australian Trilogy (omnibus) (2000)

Non fiction

  • April Fool’s Day (1994)
  • A Recipe for Dreaming (1998)

 You can find out more about Bryce Courtenay on his Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BryceCourtenay

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