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A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel - Marlon James
A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781594486005 (159448600X)
ASIN: 159448600X
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
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Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 I found it too graphic and violent, but others will appreciate its authenticity.
A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James, author: narrators: Robertson Dean, Cherise Boothe, Dwight Bacquie, Ryan Anderson, Johnathan McClain, Robert Younis, Thom Rivera.First, let me say that I gave the book three stars, although I did not finish it, could not finish it, because I could not ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
2.0 I could not get past the vulgarity and had to stop reading it. If you are not faint of heart, have a go, It won many awards!
A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James, author: narrators: Robertson Dean, Cherise Boothe, Dwight Bacquie, Ryan Anderson, Johnathan McClain, Robert Younis, Thom Rivera. First, let me say that I gave the book three stars, although I did not finish it, could not finish it, because I could not...
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman rated it
4.0 A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel
This powerful weighty tale is told from multiple points of view -- black and white, straight and gay, educated and less so, powerful and (eventually) less so, alive and much much less so. The voices are distinctive, the characters honest in some essential sense, even as they are many of them crooks...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: A Brief History of Seven Killings
Let me start by saying this is one of the most misleading titles I've come across in my many years of reading. No, this is the most misleading title. First of all, there is nothing brief about A Brief History of Seven Killings. It is brief compared to Infinite Jest or War and Peace perhaps, but not ...
blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
3.0 A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel
*2015 Update: Earlier in the year I read Marlon James's first novel, John Crow's Devil, and really enjoyed it. So I think I'm going to try a reread of this book sometime in 2015.* Original review below:"Dead people never stop talking and sometimes the living hear."I'm really torn with this one. I f...
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