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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Lord, the woman Simon falls for, is caught up in it. I came to Australia because Bryc was banned from returning to my own country. Would you recommend this audiobook to bryc friend? And in a final conflict with his childhood enemy, the Judge, Peekay will fight to the death for justice. There was also repetition of comments where it felt as if Bryce had forgotten that he already used certain phrases. Sent to Singapore as creative director of a new multinational advertising company, Simon finds his path is fraught with obstacles.
Well read by Humphrey Bower.
Fortune Cookie tells the story of Simon Koo a fourth generation Chinese man who is sent to Singapore in the ‘s to s Bryce Courtenay was an Australian author who wrote over 20 books before his death in Don’t have a Kindle?
Have been to Singapore and could relate to the place and also the time frame of the ‘s.
Amazon has a number of them available brye Kindle but if like me you are less a fan of ebooks, your best bet is www. Courtenay combines world history in a manner that is educational, engaging and well plotted. Looking back on a book I’ve read, I tend to remember most clearly the ways it disappointed me.
He is truly fantastic! Courtenay draws on his years of experience in advertising and peppers it with his excellent desire to teach the reader about the history of the region. Melissa Eccleston, Humphrey Bower Length: Back Brother Fish Bryce Courtenay 4.
Visit Bryce on Facebook: He has already fallen in love with her. My first Bryce Courtney book and I loved it.
This narrative commences during Australia’s gold rush of the s with the main characters soon finding ways to make a living other than digging for gold. It is only at the dawn of the new millennium – as an old journal lays bare a terrible secret – that the family can finally reclaim its honour Write a customer review.
First, the Chinese brycee things done the way they were always done.
Jan 23, Sam Still Reading rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Books by Bryce Courtenay. The early part based in Australia was ok but the Singapore section is in slow ccookie and therefore I found it a frustrating listen.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It almost felt like the author wanted to wrap it up quickly and that’s what happened.
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As a Singapore lover, I enjoyed the references to the hotels, humidity and food. Courtenay is a wonderful storyteller. The story was different and kept moving. The characters, however, seem cut from a well used template. It is extremely long in parts, with redundant and in many instances: This said, I am still always waiting for another of his bbryce to appear.