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By Azira Khan

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

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

This epic story of 1 woman’s forbidden love and the life-changing outcomes 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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