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Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
Feb 05, 2019 | 640 Pages
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Praise for Black Leopard, Red Wolf:

“Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter’s. It’s as deep and crafty as Gene Wolfe, bloodier than Robert E. Howard, and all Marlon James. It’s something very new that feels old, in the best way. I cannot wait for the next installment.” Neil Gaiman

“This book begins like a fever dream and merges into world upon world of deadly fairy tales rich with political magic. Black Leopard, Red Wolf is a fabulous cascade of storytelling. Sink right in. I guarantee you will be swept downstream.” Louise Erdrich

“James’ sensual, beautifully rendered prose and sweeping, precisely detailed narrative cast their own transfixing spell upon the reader. He not only brings a fresh multicultural perspective to a grand fantasy subgenre, but also broadens the genre’s psychological and metaphysical possibilities. If this first volume is any indication, James’ trilogy could become one of the most talked-about and influential adventure epics since George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire was transformed into Game of Thrones.Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“An epic fantasy with deep roots in African history and myth… A thrilling story.” Southern Living

Praise for Marlon James and A Brief History of Seven Killings:

“[A] tour de force.” The Wall Street Journal

“Sweeping, mythic, over-the-top, colossal, and dizzingly complex.” The New York Times

“Awe-inspiring.” Entertainment Weekly

“Thrilling, ambitious…both intense and epic.” Los Angeles Times

“It will come to be seen as a classic of our times.” NPR

“An astonishing portrait of the politics of everyday life…Just as he is sharply aware of the nuances of their voices, James has the confidence not to deny his characters their humanity by turning them into moral exemplars, nor paper over the infected wounds that score across the country by suggesting that the loveliness of some of its territory makes up for the savage effects of poverty.” —The Washington Post

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