A Brief History of Seven Killings
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|Vydavatel:||Riverhead Books (US) > Penguin|
|Formát:||brožovaná; 688 stran kniha|
A recipient of the 2015 American Book Award
One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" A thrilling, ambitious . . . intense ("Los Angeles Times") novelthat explores the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the late 1970s. In "A Brief History of Seven Killings," Marlon James combines masterful storytelling with his unrivaled skill at characterization and his meticulous eye for detail to forge a novel of dazzling ambition and scope. On December 3, 1976, just before the Jamaican general election and two days before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions in Kingston, seven unnamed gunmen stormed the singer s house, machine guns blazing. The attack wounded Marley, his wife, and his manager, and injured several others. Little was officially released about the gunmen, but rumors abounded regarding the assassins fates.
- EAN: 9781594633942