Everything was stacked against him... until love came from the unlikeliest of places.
Devastated by the loss of his mother, Cal enters his final year of high school in Cape Town facing an uncertain future, plagued by bullies and battling to keep his grieving family together. When a handsome troublemaker with a mysterious past arrives at the school, Cal is astonished when an unlikely friendship develops. But this is only the latest complication in Cal's life, because soon he grapples with feelings he never expected as he is plunged headlong into an adventure that will turn his entire existence upside-down.
By turns warm, funny, heart-wrenching and touching, Stronger Than Lions is a joyful and enchanting tale of first love and the bittersweet journey that is growing up, set against the colourful backdrop of post-millennial South Africa.