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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 every of six shortlisted for the inaugural Penguin Publishers Award for African Writing.

Before We Set Sail is a gripping account of the adventure of 11 12 months outdated Olaudah Equiano as a slave boy in the deep interiors of West Africa in 1755 - fifty six.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 via 'himself' as a freed slave resident in London in 1796, the narrative specializes in the exciting adventures Olaudah encountered through the time he used to be enslaved in West Africa ahead of being bought to British slave merchants.

The booklet is gifted as a sequel to the easiest promoting first-ever slave autobiography, The attention-grabbing Narrative of Olaudah Equiano: Written by means of Himself.

Before We Set Sail weaves an enthralling story of break out 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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