Bryce Courtenay (1933-2012) was a South African-Australian author of historical fiction and coming-of-age stories. His novels are generally set in either South Africa and Australia. Although Courtenay is one of the most successful authors to come out of Australia, only one of his books has been published in the United States – The Power of One. Courtenay doubted that The Power of One would see much success, but became a bestselling novel in Australia and was adapted into a film. Sadly, Courtenay passed away due to gastric cancer in 2012.

Bryce Courtenay made his debut as a published author in 1989 with The Power of One. Courtenay’s last novel to be published was Jack of Diamonds in 2012. Below is a list of Bryce Courtenay’s books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Potato Factory Books


The Potato Factory(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tommo & Hawk(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Solomon's Song(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Power of One(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tandia(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night Country(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jessica(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smokey Joe's Cafe(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Four Fires(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Family Frying Pan(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Matthew Flinders' Cat(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brother Fish(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
White Thorn(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sylvia(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Persimmon Tree(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fishing for Stars(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Story of Danny Dunn(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fortune Cookie(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jack of Diamonds(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


April Fool's Day(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Recipe for Dreaming(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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  • Debi

    you have not included Mathew Flinders Cat??? Published 2002

    • Brandon

      Thanks for noticing!