The Blood Knot by Athol Fugard

"The Blood Knot" is a powerful play that explores the complex relationship between two half-brothers, Morris and Zachariah, who live together in a small shack in apartheid-era South Africa. Morris, who is light-skinned, dreams of escaping their impoverished life, while Zachariah, who is dark-skinned, is content with their routine. As tensions rise and their differences become more apparent, the brothers navigate themes of identity, race, and the limitations imposed by society, ultimately leading to a shocking and heartbreaking climax.

The 3814th greatest book of all time


Published
1961
Nationality
South African
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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