A Brief History Of Seven Killings by Marlon James is the recipient of the 2015 Man Booker Prize.
Set in Kingston, Jamaica, where the author was born, the book is a fictional history of the attempted murder of Bob Marley in 1976.
Awarded annually, the Man Booker Prize is open to fiction writers of any nationality writing in English, and published in the U.K. It was won last year by Richard Flanagan for The Narrow Road to the Deep North.
Cheers for Marlon James!
A Brief History of Seven Killings
Winner of the Man Booker Prize
One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Books of the Decade
One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
A “thrilling, ambitious . . . intense” (Los Angeles Times) novel that explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s, from the... Read more >