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     Marlon James’s Novel Is Turning Heads with Critics… In A Good Way!

December 19, 2014
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  It’s being called a monumental new novel by the New York Times  and its  Jamaican author Marlon James’ novel “A Brief History of Seven Killings” The critics are raving about this riveting story of the 1976 assassination attempt on reggae legend Bob Marley.    The NY Times says “It’s like a Tarantino remake of “The Harder they come” but with a soundtrack by Bob Marley and a script by Oliver Stone and William Faulkner.” One critic went on to say the novel is “epic in every sense of that word: sweeping, mythic, over the top, colossal and dizzyingly complex and an on top of all that, the book has piqued some major interest from several Oscar nominated and award winning directors who are all bidding for the movie rights.   Of course the novel has also been nabbed a spot as one of the top 25 books to buy on the New York Times bestseller list and Amazon.   I know I’m definitely going to pick this up!   Source: theguardian.com/Image: barnesandnoble.com   @CharleneCMC

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