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The Viceroy of Ouidah.

by Chatwin, Bruce

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Cape London 1980. First edition. Near fine. Jacket - spine a little faded, indentation front panel..

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In this vivid, powerful novel, Chatwin tells of Francisco Manoel de Silva, a poor Brazilian adventurer who sails to Dahomey in West Africa to trade for slaves and amass his fortune. His plans exceed his dreams, and soon he is the Viceroy of Ouidah, master of all slave trading in Dahomey. But the ghastly business of slave trading and the open savagery of life in Dahomey slowly consume Manoel's wealth and sanity.

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Title
The Viceroy of Ouidah.
Author
Chatwin, Bruce
Book condition
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