Reviewed in the United States on May 13, 2015. The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings. In addition, Equiano becomes extremely popular by writing his first slave narrative in 1789. One of the earliest auto-biographical accounts of the slave trade. The book explained that Equiano thought of freedom, away from Michael Pascal, but when Pascal had become aware of Equiano’s ambition, Pascal sold him to another slave, so not to deal with a slave that had thoughts of freedom. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Since Redeeming Love, Francine has published more than 20 novels with Christian themes, all bestsellers, and she has continued to win both industry acclaim and reader loyalty around the globe. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. Reviewed in the United States on April 9, 2016, I have never read a more well written book. This autobiography has been revised and expanded to include many more previously known and unknown works by Equiano. At age eleven, Equiano was abducted from his home village. Reviewed in the United States on August 20, 2020, An eye opener to that era a little slow at times but an interesting point of view, Reviewed in the United States on November 24, 2010. Its the story of a wonderfully determined man. 11.1).The spiritual tones of “things hoped for”, plays a significant role throughout Olaudah Equiano autobiography, “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano OR, Gustavus Vassa, The African”. Please try again. The Interesting Narrative is African-born Olaudah Equiano's first-hand autobiographical account of his sea voyages around the West Indies, the Mediterranean, and elsewhere. Another interesting aspect of the Narrative is its demonstration of the sophistication of language and the deftness of thought of its author, who was enslaved by fellow Africans in what is now Nigeria, sold to English slave traders, served on board ships and became an able seaman in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars, saved his money and rose into the mercantile class, and, at the end … An amazing story of a young man kidnapped from his African village as a boy, transported to the Caribbean from island to island and his dealings with the people who were in power. IntroductionVincent CarrettaA Note on the TextAcknowledgmentsA Note on MoneySuggestions for Further ReadingThe Interesting Narrative of the Life of  Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, The African, is indeed an interesting autobiography that is perhaps the best known piece of Romantic era black British antislavery writing or slave narrative. (OE) after reading the excerpt of “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African,” it was then necessary to read the complete text. Thank you Olaudah Equiano for leaving us this brilliantly written testimony. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. This retelling of the biblical story of Gomer and Hosea, set during the time of the California Gold Rush, is now considered by many to be a classic work of Christian fiction. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work. Unable to add item to List. Very informative and useful! Please try again. Please try again later. He was sold to Captain Doran of the Charming Sally, but he didn’t stay under his care very long before being sold to a, Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures, A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.

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