Tandia

Tandia

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Half-African, half-Indian and beautiful, Tandia is just a teenager when she is brutally attacked and violated by the South African police. Desperately afraid and consumed by hatred for the white man, Tandia seeks refuge in a brothel deep in the veld. There she learns to use her brilliant mind and extraordinary looks as weapons for the battles that lie ahead- she trains as a terrorist. But then Tandia meets a man with a past as strange as her own- Peekay, an Oxford undergraduate who is also the challenger for the world welterweight boxing championship - and a white man. And in a land where mixed relationships are outlawed, their growing love can only have the most explosive consequences ...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 928 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 54mm | 662.24g
  • Hawthorn, Australia
  • English
  • 0143004549
  • 9780143004547
  • 23,972

About Bryce Courtenay

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.
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8,327 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 35% (2,875)
4 39% (3,279)
3 21% (1,732)
2 4% (347)
1 1% (94)
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