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  • A Brief History of Seven Killings

  • Written by: Marlon James
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean, Cherise Boothe, Dwight Bacquie, and others
  • Length: 26 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

Winner, The Man Booker Prize, 2015 Deftly spanning decades and continents and peopled with a wide range of characters - assassins, journalists, drug dealers, and even ghosts - A Brief History of Seven Killings is the fictional exploration of that dangerous and unstable time and its bloody aftermath, from the streets and slums of Kingston in the 1970s, to the crack wars in 1980s New York, to a radically altered Jamaica in the 1990s.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Stop using fake Jamaicans

  • By JL on 2019-01-01

Stop using fake Jamaicans

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-01-01

The fake Jamaican accents were terrible. Two of the Ja'n narrators were good. The others were horrible when they tried to sound Jamaican. One guy even mispronounced well known places like Mico and Wolmers! I feel like I wasted my money getting this book. The fake Jamaican accents were unbearable.