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Reviews of The Horrors of Slavery and Other Writings by Robert Wedderburn

“This colorful, disreputable character is important to the African-American tradition. He became a leading proponent not only of abolition, but of what would be termed today a black theology of liberation, and a major figure in England’s republican underground of the Georgian and Regency periods. He was at once a witness and victim of West Indian slavery. His autobiography is a vivid indictment of an execrable system; its accounts burn themselves into the reader’s mind like the sting of the slaver’s whip.” — Publishers Weekly