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By Azira Khan

Set in apartheid South Africa within the 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 movement to De Kock’s fruit farm yet he grows abusive, either to Marion and his black staff. She falls in love with Sipho, the pinnacle gardener. a short affair ensues and while Marion turns into pregnant, she has no approach of realizing who the daddy is.

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

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

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