Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
On 3 December 1976, just weeks before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions, seven gunmen from West Kingston stormed his house.
Marley survived and went on to perform at the free concert. Not a lot was recorded about the fate of the seven gunmen, but much has been said, whispered and sung about in the streets of West Kingston.
©2014 Marlon James (P)2014 Recorded by arrangement with Penguin Books. 2014 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
"Vast and teeming...a vivid novel that deserves all the praise it has received." (Sunday Telegraph)
"This seething, hot, violent, action-packed novel is enormous in every sense...the ambition is huge, but [James] pulls it off with huge style, confidence, imagination and wit.... Extraordinary." (The Times)
"The most original novel I've read in years. A haunting, incendiary work." (Irvine Welsh)
read i plain English without the accent
The story sounds good, but I can't purchase the book because I can't understand. I had to listen to the first chapter 4 times, and even then only got the gist of it.
please in plain English!
I found the sample of this book very average; it was pretty much the same as many others available which was not helped by the poor fake American negro accent of the reader
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