The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, traitor to the nation : the Pox party by M.T. Anderson

Given the best education, clothing and food, Octavian lives the life of a prince unaware that he is being used to determine the intellectual acuity of the African race. M.T. Anderson delivers a powerful novel, written in 18th-century language, that will challenge readers both intellectually and emotionally.