620pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (2019) 2020
Winner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize. Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award for fiction.
The first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy, about a mercenary hired to find a missing child.
Marlon James was born in Jamaica in 1970. His novel, A Brief History of Seven Killings, won the 2015 Man Booker Prize. He is also the author of the novels The Book of Night Women, which won the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Minnesota Book Award and John Crow’s Devil. James divides his time between Minnesota and New York.