The Power of One
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(4.8 based on 260 ratings)
  • 1
    The Power of One | Bryce Courtenay

    The Power of One

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Bryce Courtenay
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
    Overall
    (169)
    Performance
    (156)
    Story
    (154)

    Born in a South Africa divided by racism and hatred, this one small boy will come to lead all the tribes of Africa. Through enduring friendships with Hymie and Gideon, Peekay gains the strength he needs to win out. And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice.

    Sensational

    An amazing 21 hours!
    With 19 minutes to go I bought another audio book and listened to it in its entirety first as I just didn't want this to en..Show More »

    Reviewed on 20 June 2017 by Rachel ()
  • 2
    Tandia | Bryce Courtenay

    Tandia

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Bryce Courtenay
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
    Overall
    (91)
    Performance
    (83)
    Story
    (83)

    Tandia is a child of all Africa: half Indian, half African, beautiful and intelligent, she is only sixteen when she is first brutalized by the police. Her fear of the white man leads her to join the black resistance movement. With her in the fight for justice is the one white man Tandia can trust, the welterweight champion of the world, Peekay. Now he must fight their common enemy in order to save both their lives.

    Too much emphasis on boxing

    Although I enjoyed much of this story, I found the sections dealing with boxing rather boring.

    The characterisations are excellent and the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 21 June 2017 by Anna Spencer (Sydney, Australia)