A Brief History of Seven Killings

by Marlon James

Book Info

Author Marlon James
Year 2014

Book Description

No. of Mentions: 6

Year of publication: 2014 (Oneworld Publications, London)

Author Birthplace: Jamaica

Residence: US

Genre: Fiction

Summary: Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize and the 2015 OCM Bocas Prize for Fiction, this expansive work is James’ third novel which explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley, “the singer”, in Jamaica and the country’s aftermath in the 1970s and early 80s, a definitive and violent period in its history.