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Oroonoko

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3 out of 5
Based on 1,185 Ratings and 102 Reviews

Book Description


When Prince Oroonoko's passion for the virtuous Imoinda arouses the jealousy of his grandfather, the lovers are cast into slavery and transported from Africa to the colony of Surinam. Oroonoko's noble bearing soon wins the respect of his English captors, but his struggle for freedom brings about his destruction. Inspired by Aphra Behn's visit to Surinam, Oroonoko reflects the auth... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages144
ISBN-100140439889
ISBN-13978-0140439885
Publication Date05/25/2004
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About Behn Aphra (Author) : Behn Aphra is a published author. Some of the published credits of Behn Aphra include Oroonoko (Penguin Classics), Oroonoko and Other Prose Narratives.
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About Janet Todd (Editor, Introduction) : Janet Todd is a published editor. Published credits of Janet Todd include Oroonoko (Penguin Classics) and Sense & Sensibility (Everyman's Library).
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