By Chika Ezeanya
Before We Set Sail is a gripping account of the adventure of 11 12 months outdated Olaudah Equiano as a slave boy in the deep interiors of West Africa in 1755 - fifty six. Written through 'himself' as a freed slave resident in London in 1796, the narrative makes a speciality of the exciting adventures Olaudah encountered in the course of the time he used to be enslaved in West Africa ahead of being offered to British slave merchants.
The publication is gifted as a sequel to the easiest promoting first-ever slave autobiography, The fascinating Narrative of Olaudah Equiano: Written by way of Himself.
Before We Set Sail weaves a charming story of get away and resale from one African slave grasp to a different, giving a charming and witty account of the Africa of 1755, from the double issues of view of an unlettered African boy and a literate British grownup, in a manner that excites the reader's curiosity.
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Before We Set Sail by Chika Ezeanya