Marlon James, Oneworld Publications, 2015, Buch, ISBN 1780746350, EAN 9781780746357
2015. 7..., Englisch
On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert, gunmen stormed his house, machine guns blazing. The attack nearly killed the Reggae superstar, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Marley would go on to perform at the free concert on December 5, but he left the country the next day, not to return for two years. Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters - killers, gang members, politicians, FBI and CIA agents, journalists, conmen, and even Keith Richards' drug dealer A Brief History of Seven Killings is the fictional exploration of hat dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath. Brilliantly inventive and stunningly ambitious, this breathtaking novel will secure Marlon James' place among the great literary talents of his generation.