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Marked by humiliation and abandonment yet he vows to survive and conceives heroic dreams which are nothing compared to what life actually has in store for him He embar. Of all the books I read in 2009 one stands out in the horizon of my memory a mass market paperback with 540 pages of microscopic print which I devoured in a day and a halfThe Power of one gave me the chance to meet a part of myself that I thought I had lost forever It rekindled a long extinguished flame of hope it awakened a lost feeling of wonder it gave me proof that one can make a differenceSet in South Africa in the 1930s and 40s The Power of one is the compelling coming of age story of Peekay an innocent English boy who very early in his life realizes that there are greater things at stake than the h

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In 1939 as Hitler casts his enormous cruel shadow across the world the seeds of apartheid take root in South Africa There a boy called Peekay is born His childhood is. The dazzling writing style of Bryce Courtenay is captured in this his debut novel Its intricate prose and powerful characters bring a story to life that few readers will be able to resist In rural South Africa during the late 1930s Peekay is a young boy who has been sent to boarding school With English roots Peekay struggles in this school where the Boer boys ridicule him for his heritage turning verbal pokes into full on malicious attacks With war building in Europe Peekay is led to believe by classmates that Hitler will soon arrive in South Africa to toss the shackles from the Afrikaner people long subju

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Ks on an epic journey through a land of tribal superstition and modern prejudice where he will learn the power of words the power to transform lives and the power of o. I just finished reading The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay which was recommended to me by JK in our little cross country virtual book club Divided into three parts this is a story of a boy named Peekay coming of age in 1930 1950 s South Africa So we ve got major historical things happening Boer War aftermath Hitler Germany and WWII the buddings of Apartheid And then you have this really small boy going through hell at age 5 in a boarding school and learning at this infant stage in life how to survive His power grows with each new and colorful mentor that he and we meets along the way First with the head a


10 thoughts on “The Power of One

  1. says:

    Wow incredible I fell in love with Peekay even 'before' he was five years old starting in South Africa when he shares of being nursed from his lovely black nanny before being sent to boarding school although we follow him from age 5 to 20 from the late 1930's to mid 40'sOur oldest daughter attended a boarding High School in Michigan for a short time an academicarts school The family separation was painful I can't begin to imagine sending a

  2. says:

    The dazzling writing style of Bryce Courtenay is captured in this his debut novel Its intricate prose and powerful characters bring a story to life that few readers will be able to resist In rural South Africa during the late 1930s Peekay is a young boy who has been sent to boarding school With English roots Peekay struggles in this school where the Boer boys ridicule him for his heritage turning verbal pokes into full on malici

  3. says:

    Audio version with introduction by the author himself He is such a larrikin with a happy voice Bryce Courtenay's debut apparently toiled over at the kitchen table with his son's girlfriend stating This is the best book I've read you need to p

  4. says:

    Took me some time to read but not because it wasn't good but just because there is so much to this story A supremely well written book If you like historical fiction the type focused on people living in certain historical eras not necessarily specific historical events you will enjoy this story I now feel like I have a g

  5. says:

    My all time favourite book

  6. says:

    Of all the books I read in 2009 one stands out in the horizon of my memory a mass market paperback with 540 pages of microscopic print which I devoured in a day and a halfThe Power of one gave me the chance to meet a part of myself that I thought I had lost forever It rekindled a long extinguished flame of hope it awakened a lost feeling of

  7. says:

    I just finished reading The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay which was recommended to me by JK in our little cross country virtual book club Divided into three parts this is a story of a boy named Peekay coming of age in 1930 1950's South Africa So we've got major historical things happening Boer War aftermath Hitler Germany and WWII the buddi

  8. says:

    I hardly know where to begin writing this review This book had been on my to read list for a long time I finally decided to take the plunge an

  9. says:

    Normally I refrain from writing long reviews but this wonderful book offers so much to readers that I must indulge It is a broad sweeping book about rural South Africa set in the late 1930s and 1940s prior to apartheid It imparts a real sense of this exotic country and the friction between its diverse peoples

  10. says:

    What a nice surprise this book was for me This coming of age story set in 1939 South Africa has a focus on the sport of box