Lead Review

  • Book: A Brief History of Seven Killings
  • Location: Jamaica
  • Author: Marlon James



I saw this review: ‘James has triumphed in capturing the tension, the politics, the heat, chaos, beauty and music of Jamaica.’ Financial Times and it sums up my thoughts on the book.

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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