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Title:A Brief History of Seven Killings
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Marlon James
Publisher:Riverhead Books
ISBN:159448600X
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:688
Category:Fiction, Historical fiction, Abandoned, Literary fiction, Crime

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Brief History of Seven Killings WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION From the acclaimed author of i The Book of Night Women i comes a masterfully written novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late s b .

On December just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert gunmen stormed his house machine guns blazing The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar his wife and his manager and injured several others Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December but he left the country the next day not to return for two years .

Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters assassins journalists drug dealers and even ghosts i A Brief History of Seven Killings i is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath from the streets and slums of Kingston in the s to the crack wars in s New York to a radically altered Jamaica in the s Brilliantly inventive and stunningly ambitious this novel is a revealing modern epic that will secure Marlon James place among the great literary talents of his generation

A Brief History of Seven Killings

b WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION From the acclaimed author of i The Book of Night Women i comes a masterfully written novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late s b br br On December just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert gunmen stormed his house machine guns blazing The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar his wife and his manager and injured several others Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December but he left the country the next day not to return for two years br br Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters assassins journalists drug dealers and even ghosts i A Brief History of Seven Killings i is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath from the streets and slums of Kingston in the s to the crack wars in s New York to a radically altered Jamaica in the s Brilliantly inventive and stunningly ambitious this novel is a revealing modern epic that will secure Marlon James place among the great literary talents of his generation


The Book of Night Women

i The Book of Night Women i is a sweeping startling novel a true tour de force of both voice and storytelling It is the story of Lilith born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century Even at her birth the slave women around her recognize a dark power that they and she will come to both revere and fear br br The Night Women as they call themselves have long been plotting a slave revolt and as Lilith comes of age and reveals the extent of her power they see her as the key to their plans But when she begins to understand her own feelings and desires and identity Lilith starts to push at the edges of what is imaginable for the life of a slave woman in Jamaica and risks becoming the conspiracy s weak link br br Lilith s story overflows with high drama and heartbreak and life on the plantation is rife with dangerous secrets unspoken jealousies inhuman violence and very human emotion between slave and master between slave and overseer and among the slaves themselves Lilith finds herself at the heart of it all And all of it told in one of the boldest literary voices to grace the page recently and the secret of that voice is one of the book s most intriguing mysteries


John Crow's Devil

This stunning debut novel tells the story of a biblical struggle in a remote Jamaican village in With language as taut as classic works by Cormac McCarthy and a richness reminiscent of early Toni Morrison Marlon James reveals his unique narrative command that will firmly establish his place as one of today s freshest most talented young writers br br In the village of Gibbeah where certain women fly and certain men protect secrets with their lives magic coexists with religion and good and evil are never as they seem In this town a battle is fought between two men of God The story begins when a drunkard named Hector Bligh the Rum Preacher is dragged from his pulpit by a man calling himself Apostle York Handsome and brash York demands a fire and brimstone church but sets in motion a phenomenal and deadly struggle for the soul of Gibbeah itself i John Crow s Devil i is a novel about religious mania redemption sexual obsession and the eternal struggle inside all of us between the righteous and the wicked br


Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Described by the author as an African Game of Thrones br br It follow three characters the Tracker the Moon Witch and the Boy br They are locked in a dungeon in the castle of a dying king awaiting torture and trial for the death of a child They were three of eight mercenaries who had been hired to find the child the search expected to take two months took nine years In the end five of the eight mercenaries as well as the child were dead br br The three novels will unravel each character s tale of what happened over those nine years one perspective per book


Marlon James Collection 3 Books (A Brief History of Seven Killings: WINNER of the Man Booker Prize 2015, The Book of Night Women, John Crow's Devil) Boundle

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The Boy and the Dark Star (The Dark Star Trilogy, #3)

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Moon Witch, Night Devil (The Dark Star Trilogy, #2)

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Breve história de sete assassinatos

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XXL-Leseprobe: Eine kurze Geschichte von sieben Morden

Vorableseprobe zum neuen Roman von Marlon James der am M rz erscheint br br Ausgezeichnet mit dem Man Booker Prize br br Jamaika Sieben bewaffnete M nner dringen in das Haus des Reggae Musikers Bob Marley ein und er ffnen das Feuer Marleys Manager wirft sich sch tzend ber ihn und erleidet dabei lebensgef hrliche Verletzungen Marleys Frau Rita wird ebenfalls schwer verwundet er selbst bleibt mit leichteren Verletzungen an Armen und Brust zur ck Wer waren die T ter Was waren ihre Motive Ausgehend von dem Attentat und den Spekulationen die sich darum ranken entwirft Marlon James ein vielseitiges Stimmungsbild Jamaikas in den er und er Jahren voll Gewalt politischer Willk r Drogen und Intrigen ausgestaltet bis ins kleinste Detail


Kingston Noir

Original stories by Marlon James Kwame Dawes Patricia Powell Colin Channer Marcia Douglas Leone Ross Kei Miller Christopher John Farley Ian Thomson Thomas Glave and Chris Abani br br i Kingston Noir i subverts the simplistic sunshine reggae spliff smoking image of Jamaica at almost every turn br br From Trench Town to Half Way Tree to Norbrook to Portmore and beyond the stories of i Kingston Noir i shine light into the darkest corners of this fabled city Joining award winning Jamaican authors such as Marlon James Leone Ross and Thomas Glave are two special guest writers with no Jamaican lineage Nigerian born Chris Abani and British writer Ian Thomson The menacing tone that runs through some of these stories is counterbalanced by the clever humor in others such as Kei Miller s White Gyal with a Camera who softens even the hardest of August Town s gangsters and Mr Brown the private investigator in Kwame Dawes s story who explains why his girth works to his advantage In Jamaica a woman like a big man She can see he is prosperous and that he can be in charge Together the outstanding tales in i Kingston Noir i comprise the best volume of short fiction ever to arise from the literary wellspring that is Jamaica br br br


Marlon James Collection 3 Books (A Brief History of Seven Killings: WINNER of the Man Booker Prize 2015, The Book of Night Women, John Crow's Devil) Boundle, Moon Witch, Night Devil (The Dark Star Trilogy, #2), Kingston Noir, The Book of Night Women, Breve história de sete assassinatos, XXL-Leseprobe: Eine kurze Geschichte von sieben Morden, A Brief History of Seven Killings, The Boy and the Dark Star (The Dark Star Trilogy, #3), Black Leopard, Red Wolf, John Crow's Devil