Marlon James
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(A Brief history of Seven Killings) it’slike a Tarantino remake of “The Harder They Come” but with a soundtrack by Bob Marley and a script by Oliver Stone and William Faulkner…’ New York Times

Jamaica, 1976: Seven men storm Bob Marley’s house with machine guns blazing. The reggae superstar survives, but leaves Jamaica the following day, not to return for two years.

Inspired by this near-mythic event, A Brief History of Seven Killings is an imagined oral biography, told by ghosts, witnesses, killers, members of parliament, drug dealers, conmen, beauty queens, FBI and CIA agents, reporters, journalists, and even Keith Richards' drug dealer. Marlon James’s dazzling novel is a tour de force. It traverses strange landscapes and shady characters, as motivations are examined – and questions asked – in a masterpiece of imagination.
ISBN 9781780746357Category FictionSubcategory Fiction
Publisher Oneworld PublicationsImprint Pan MacmillanPublished 02/08/2015
Format 129mm×198mmBinding PaperbackPage extent 704
Marlon James is a Jamaican novelist. He has published three novels: The... »
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