The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,130,202 members ⚫ 1,348,641 ebooks

New to

Learn more


Sylvia by Bryce Courtenay
Not for sale in
your country
US$ 9.86
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

‘I am Sylvia Honeyeater; I think myself born around 1196, and this is the story of my life. I am cursed by folk as an optimist and a dreamer, which is a dangerous combination. . .’

Sylvia is the story of the Children's Crusade, which occurred in the year 1212, and is perhaps the strangest true event to have taken place in European history. It is also a story of how, throughout some of the darkest medieval times, the redeeming power and strength of a young woman's love and intelligence prevail over poverty, brutality and bigotry.

Sylvia was a remarkable, talented and eccentric young woman and this is her story.

Penguin Books Ltd; June 2008
848 pages; ISBN 9780141942193
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Sylvia
Author: Bryce Courtenay
  • News
Bryce Courtenay: Australia's master storyteller - ABC Online
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:16:04 -0800
Sydney Morning HeraldBryce Courtenay: Australia's master storytellerABC OnlineBryce Courtenay, the popular Australian ...
The world according to Bryce - Sydney Morning Herald
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:07:33 -0700
Sydney Morning HeraldThe world according to BryceSydney Morning Herald"We used to say, if you've got an unsigned copy ...
More Fiction

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...