New PDF release: Before We Set Sail

By Chika Ezeanya

Out of 250 manuscripts submitted through African writers around the globe, the manuscript "Before We Set Sail" used to be one in all six shortlisted for the inaugural Penguin Publishers Award for African Writing.

Before We Set Sail is a gripping account of the adventure of 11 yr previous Olaudah Equiano as a slave boy in the deep interiors of West Africa in 1755 - fifty six. Written by means of 'himself' as a freed slave resident in London in 1796, the narrative makes a speciality of the exciting adventures Olaudah encountered through the time he used to be enslaved in West Africa sooner than being bought to British slave merchants.

The e-book is gifted as a sequel to the simplest promoting first-ever slave autobiography, The attention-grabbing Narrative of Olaudah Equiano: Written through Himself.

Before We Set Sail weaves a charming story of get away and resale from one African slave grasp to a different, giving a captivating 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 fashion that excites the reader's curiosity.
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