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A Brief History of Seven Killings

by Marlon James

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A tale inspired by the 1976 attempted assassination of Bob Marley spans decades and continents to explore the experiences of journalists, drug dealers, killers and ghosts against a backdrop of social and political turmoil.

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14 weeks on NPR Paperback Fiction Bestseller List

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A Dizzying, Fictional 'History' Draws On Bob Marley's Life

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A 'Post-Post-Colonial' Take On The Violent Birth Of Modern Jamaica

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