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  • Published: 2 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241251621
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $4.99

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Written by spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn, this story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels.

'We are bought and sold like apes or monkeys, to be the sport of women, fools, and cowards, and the support of rogues . . .'
Spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn's story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels

  • Pub date: 2 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241251621
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $4.99

About the Author

Aphra Behn

Aphra Behn was a dramatist of the Restoration and considered one of the first professional, female English writers.

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