In the end, love is more important than everything and it will conquer and overcome anything. Or that's how Damon saw it, anyway. Damon wanted a book that talked a lot about love.
Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life. Damon's story is one of lifelong struggle, his love for Celeste, the compassion of family, and a fight to the end for integrity.
A testimony to the power of love, April Fool's Day is also about understanding: how when we confront our worst, we can become our best.
About The Author
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 and Fortune Cookie.
The Power of One is also available in an edition for younger readers, and Jessica has been made into an award-winning television miniseries.
Bryce Courtenay lives in Canberra.
This life-affirming book will change the way you think.
Number Of Pages: 648
Published: August 2006
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.1 x 4.5
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1