Bryce Courtenay dies at 79


Author Bryce Courtenay has died at his Canberra home, surrounded by his family and pets, aged 79. The much lover author left a farewell message to Australians shortly after learning he had only months to live. Click here to see his message and leave one of your own.


Tony McManus spoke to Bryce Courtenay earlier in the year about an upcoming story about his life top be aired on SBS and his continuing passion for writing and storytelling.

You can listen to the interview by clicking the media player below.


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