A Brief History of Seven Killings

Couldn’t do it. 

This book is too abstract. Too confusing. More than 75 characters.

And too violent.

I gave up about a third of the way through.

A Brief History of Seven Killings is the third novel by Jamaican author Marlon James. …

The novel spans several decades and explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in Jamaica in 1976 and its aftermath through the crack wars in New York City in the 1980s and a changed Jamaica in the 1990s. …

The book was awarded the 2015 Man Booker Prize. This marked the first time that a Jamaican-born author has won the prize. …

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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