Bocas Lit Fest

A Brief History of Seven Killings

Country of Authorship: Jamaica
Author: Marlon James
Genre: Fiction

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Publication Year: 2014

Synopsis

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.

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