Library Highlight: Scatterlings, a novel


Scatterlings: a novel tells the story of a multiracial family in South Africa at the time when the Immorality Act of 1927 is passed. Alisa is born of black parents but is raised by a white couple in England, her husband Abram is white of British and Dutch descent - they fall in love on the way to South Africa. Two daughters are born of the union, Dido and Emilia. Eventually, the Immorality Act becomes a catalyst for the protagonists' differences, and the family is torn apart, culminating in Alisa doing something terrible.

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