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By Azira Khan

ISBN-10: 184748722X

ISBN-13: 9781847487223

Set in apartheid South Africa within the Nineteen Sixties and spanning 3 generations, African Son is the tale of lovely younger English expat, Marion, who emigrates to South Africa the place she falls in love with and marries Andries De Kock.

The couple circulate to De Kock’s fruit farm yet he grows abusive, either to Marion and his black staff. She falls in love with Sipho, the top gardener. a short affair ensues and whilst Marion turns into pregnant, she has no method of understanding who the daddy is.

Spirited away by means of the black housemaid Josie, Marion supplies beginning to twins: one black and one white. The black baby is befell as an orphan and Marion returns to the farm. while Andries is murdered, Marion makes a decision to come domestic to England, taking together with her Andries Junior and leaving his black dual brother, Joey, to be raised in South Africa by way of Josie.

This epic story of 1 woman’s forbidden love and the life-changing effects of her judgements for her sons, is a strong and relocating story of motherhood, kinship, ardour, and belonging, set amid the tempestuous backdrop of South Africa’s racist society.

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