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A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James


I’ve been fairly slow to make progress in our own winter scavenger hunt reading challenge (read about that and join us here). Part of the blame for that is the book I chose for Item #6 (read a book with a number in the title). I chose Marlon James’ A Brief History of Seven Killings. To be fair, I started this book in November (prior to the start of our challenge) but only read 1-2 chapters and then dropped it while I read a few other books. I just didn’t have it in me to read it then. I picked it back up in early December for the challenge. Was it worth it? Here’s what I thought… Read more