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Thanks for the recommendation Manuel! Looking forward to discussing this in October.
Here’s hoping we meet face to face in November- and looking forward to it! Steph and Ani 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. A Brief History of Seven Killings is James’s fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time in Jamaica’s history and beyond.
Hello all, Every January and July we like to have a book group swap where each person brings along a book they enjoyed (or didn't!) so someone else can enjoy it. Hope to see you there! Please do not bring a book that you care about seeing again! Thanks Steph and Ani
Hoping to ring in a much happier 2021 with the bundle of laughter that is this book! Steph and Ani “The temptation when reviewing a David Sedaris book is simply to quote liberally, and enviously, from his endless stock of pithy one-liners. A humorist par excellence, he can make Woody Allen appear ham-tongued, Oscar Wilde a drag.“ https://www.theguardian.com/books/2001/feb/04/biography.davidvincent