Oroonoko, or the Royal Slave

Narrated by: Alice Johnson
Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
4.4 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A short novel by a woman first published as early as in 1688! On that merit alone it is interesting. But there is more.

This is a fictional work purporting to be the story of an African prince who eventually ends up in Surinam as a slave. It is also the very touching love story of the prince and his one and only love - despite the common practice of polygamy. Tragedy and revenge, or tragic revenge, if you will, is also another strong element of the story.

Fascinating tale, both historically and emotionally.
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Excellent Voice

Reading was perfect. Johnson was a natural for this audio. She handled the 17th century language well and performed all the voices credibly.