Twelve Years a Slave


Solomon Northupp
Retold by Clare West

CEFR A2 — B1
Word count 9,252

American English

Solomon Northup left home in 1841 as a free black man. He wanted to go to New York for a few days, and then return home to his wife and children. But this was the start of a terrible journey for Solomon: a journey into kidnap and slavery, which did not end for twelve years.

ISBN 9780194024105
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