The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings by Vincent Carretta, Olaudah Equiano

The Interesting Narrative and Other Writings

Vincent Carretta, Olaudah Equiano

432 pages first pub 1789 (editions)

nonfiction biography classics history adventurous reflective slow-paced


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 Britis...

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informative 86%
reflective 72%
dark 63%
emotional 54%
adventurous 50%
challenging 50%
sad 40%
inspiring 31%
tense 18%
hopeful 13%


slow 61%
medium 33%
fast 4%

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