Master Harold...And The Boys by Athol Fugard

The play takes place in South Africa during the era of apartheid and revolves around the complex relationship between a young white boy and two black men who work in his mother's tea room. The boy has grown up with these men and shares a close bond with them, but as he struggles with personal turmoil and the pressures of the racist society around him, he begins to assert his racial superiority, leading to a devastating display of discrimination and the shattering of their familial relationship. The narrative explores themes of racism, human dignity, and the impact of societal injustice on personal relationships.

The 5451st greatest book of all time


Published
1982
Nationality
South African
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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