A captivating and compelling story, Oroonoko is the tale of its title-bearing character who was born into both slavery and a royal lineage. Oroonoko is being held captive in Suriname, South America in the 1660s, despite the fact that he is the prince of Coramantien. Oroonoko swiftly becomes the leader and new general after a bloody battle and finds himself in a tangled love triangle. He is then enslaved, tortured, and neglected, but he never stops searching for his first true love. A true glimpse into the strength and grit of the human spirit, Oroonoko is a must-read.
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