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A Brief History of Seven Killings

A Brief History of Seven Killings

by Marlon James

Publisher Oneworld Publications


  • Signed by the Author
  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover

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About the book

*WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015* JAMAICA, 1976 Seven gunmen storm Bob Marleys house, machine guns blazing. The reggae superstar survives, but the gunmen are never caught. From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a dazzling display of masterful storytelling exploring this near-mythic event. Spanning three decades and crossing continents, A Brief History of Seven Killings chronicles the lives of a host of unforgettable characters slum kids, drug lords, journalists, prostitutes, gunmen and even the CIA. Gripping and inventive, ambitious and mesmerising, A Brief History of Seven Killings is one of the most remarkable and extraordinary novels of the twenty-first century.

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About the Author

Marlon James

Marlon James is a Jamaican writer. He is the author of five novels: John Crow's Devil, The Book of Night Women, A Brief History of Seven Killings, which won him the 2015 Man Booker Prize, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, and Moon Witch, Spider King.

  • Professionally Packed

    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    A rare signed copy of this Booker Winner. This copy is signed, lined and dated.

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