A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

A Brief History of Seven Killings is the third novel by Jamaican author Marlon James. It was published by Riverhead Books. 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 740th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on A Premature Attempt at the 21st Century Canon (Vulture)
  2. - 9th on Top 10 Fiction Books of the Decade(2010) (Entertainment Weekly)
  3. - Man Booker Prize (Man Booker Prize)

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Brève histoire de sept meurtres Mass Market Paperback 8718155 $10.80 $24.94 2018
A Brief History of Seven Killings Audio CD 1958580 $5.80 $5.75 2014
A Brief History of Seven Killings: WINNER of the Man Booker Prize 2015 Paperback 1360761 $6.94 $1.95 2015
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Brève histoire de sept meurtres - roman [ A Brief History of Seven Killings ] (French Edition) Paperback 22108202 $38.88 $40.30 2016
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