By Troy Blacklaws
Gecko’s formative years is one among sheltered, virtually magical innocence on a farm in Natal. He spends his days taking barefoot expeditions along with his canine and his nights hearing Springbok Radio, blind to the tough strength in his existence that apartheid will quickly develop into. With the beginning of highschool within the Cape, Gecko is thrust right into a political and private awakening that's either tragic and heartfelt. With conscription into the South African military looming over him, Gecko’s destiny is as doubtful as his country’s. Blood Orange evokes the absurdity, longing, and worry of starting to be up white within the final a long time of apartheid.
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Blood Orange: A Novel by Troy Blacklaws