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The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings free pdf An exciting and often terrifying adventure story, and a precursor to the famous nineteenth-century slave narratives, Equiano's "The Interesting Narrative" recounts his kidnapping in Africa aged ten, his service as a slave of an officer in the British Navy for ten years, and his life after he bought his freedom in 1766, growing to become one of the foremost figures of the anti-slavery movement in Britain. "The Interesting Narrative" is a spirited autobiography, a tale of spiritual quest and fulfillment and a sophisticated treatise on religion, politics and economics.

About Olaudah Equiano

Olaudah Equiano (1745 - 1797) was a former slave who became an outspoken opponent of the slave trade. Vincent Carretta is Professor of English at the University of Maryland. He has edited other African narratives for Penguin Classics.

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Author : Olaudah Equiano
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 25 September 2003
ISBN : 0142437166
EAN : 9780142437162
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 432 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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