Set against a backdrop of Australian pubs and politics, The Story of Danny Dunn is a family saga spanning three generations. It is a compelling tale of love, ambition and the destructive power of obsession at a time of great change in Australia's history.
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. Bryce Courtenay AM passed away in November 2012, aged seventy-nine, at his home in Canberra.
An epic from a superlative storyteller Harper's Bazaar This book is as much about Australia as it is about the characters Courtenay has created to illustrate the themes of love, family and fate Daily Telegraph