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by Bryce Courtenay

Download Jessica epub
ISBN: 1552780880
ISBN13: 978-1552780886
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Contemporary
Author: Bryce Courtenay
Publisher: McArthur & Company; 1st Canadian Edition edition (1999)
ePUB size: 1607 kb
FB2 size: 1382 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 649
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pretty boring book. Saw the movie and wanted to read book. Spoilar alert: wish her mother and sister had got what was coming to them!!
What a page-turner! I could not put it down! Set in the outback of Australia and spanning World War 1, this novel takes you into the darkest and most light-filled spaces of what it means to be human. The power of 'tangled webs that we weave' leave the reader in no doubt as to the destruction that comes from man's inhumanity to man as Jessica struggles against the odds to survive. Mix good and kind men into this plot and the chains of adversity are broken. Jessica is a story that has all the elements of a sweeping narrative / saga. The reader is carried along, often feeling deep frustration or anxiety at having to stand by as a silent observer as the plot with all its twists and turns unfolds in this great novel. Based on a true story, Jessica stands tall as a monument to enduring love, courage, survival and the triumph of the human spirit in all its forms of kindness and caring when faced with the troubles of poverty and hardships. The characters chosen to play against or next to Jessica are rich and colourful. A wonderful book, well worth reading.
Jessica is a wonderful book about a girl who has an imaginary friend. Very sweet.
Excellent treatment of a dark time in Australia's history, and of a real woman who lived through it.
Perfect book for an only child. We read it almost every night.
Bought as a gift, because I have it in my library and I love anything Kevin Henkes writes!
Excellent reading, thank you once again Bryce Courtenay. We'll all miss your great stories and knowledge of Australia and Africa which makes great reading along with your stories..
Bryce Courtney's book Jessica is quite entertaining. At times the author is redundant and things are repeated over and over which was frustrating but the story line kept the book moving! Not as good as the Power of One but still a great read! Great book for book clubs or summer reading for high schoolers!