The best-selling novelist Bryce Courtenay is dead at 79, after a battle with stomach cancer.
The acclaimed author has sold more than 20 million copies of his novels. He’ll particularly be remembered for The Power of One, the story of South African boy Peekay growing up under apartheid.
April Fool’s Day, Courtenay’s 1993 foray into non-fiction, was another of his best reads. Fools told the story of his son Damon, who had haemophilia, and Damon’s partner Celeste.
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