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Marlon James is the author of the New York Times Bestseller A Brief History of Seven Killings, The Book of Night Women, and John Crow's Devil. A Brief History of Seven Killings won the Man Booker Prize, the American Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Award for Fiction, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Book of Night Women won the Minnesota Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, as well as the NAACP Image Award. Marlon James is a professor at Macalester College in St. Paul. He divides his time between Minnesota and New York.
Fantasy fiction gets a shot of adrenaline * Newsday * One of the most fully, imaginatively realized fantasy universes ever. Our only question is: When does the next book come out? * Nylon * The most original novel I've read in years -- Irvine Welsh on 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' Vast and vastly ambitious... The author's imaginative and stylistic range are impressive * Sunday Times on 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' * Epic in every sense of that word: sweeping, mythic, over-the-top, colossal and dizzyingly complex... Violent, darkly comic, exhilarating and exhausting - a testament to James' vaulting ambition and prodigious talent * Michiko Kakutani, New York Times on 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' * Lyrically written and drawing from African history and mythology, Black Leopard, Red Wolf will be the book everyone is talking about. * PopSugar * A sprawling, epic fantasy... Fuses mythology, fantasy, and African history into a sensual, psychological triumph. * Esquire US * A miracle... If Charles R. Saunders' Imaro series opened the door to new ways of telling epic fantasy, and N.K. Jemisin's Inheritance trilogy leapt over the threshold, then Marlon James' Black Leopard, Red Wolf just ripped the whole damn door off its hinges. * Tor * The novel teems with nightmares: devils, witches, giants, shape-shifters, haunted woods, magic portals. It's terrifying, sensual, hard to follow-but somehow indelible, too. * Vogue US * James has created a novel and a world that is both fresh and beautifully realized and written...I loved it. * Jeff Vandermeer, LA Times * Has the same ambition and dizzying array of voices as its predecessor - a sprawling fantasy novel set in a dark age Africa of witches, spirits, dazzling imperial citadels and impenetrable forests...it feels new and exciting. * Hari Kunzru, Wall Street Journal * He not only brings a fresh multicultural perspective to a grand fantasy subgenre, but also broadens the genre's psychological and metaphysical possibilities. If this first volume is any indication, James' trilogy could become one of the most talked-about and influential adventure epics since George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire was transformed into Game of Thrones. * Kirkus * Marlon James's writing can be at once punchy and lyrical; can alternate strange, dreamy poetry with visceral action; and can bring persuasive life to a kaleidoscopic range of characters...Extraordinary... A writer whose importance can scarcely be questioned * Independent * This book begins like a fever dream and merges into world upon world of deadly fairy tales rich with political magic. Black Leopard, Red Wolf is a fabulous cascade of storytelling. Sink right in. I guarantee you will be swept downstream * Louise Erdrich * '...an African fantasy landscape that rivals the greatest sword-and-sorcery storytellers in the history of the genre... Black Leopard, Red Wolf heralds the arrival of one of fantasy's next great sagas and reaffirms James as one of the greatest storytellers of his generation. * BookPage * 'Stand aside, Beowolf. There's a new epic hero slashing his way into our hearts, and we may never get the blood off our hands. James is clear-cutting space for a whole new kingdom. Black Leopard, Red Wolf...rises up from the mists of time, glistening like viscera. James has spun an African fantasy as vibrant, complex and haunting as any Western mythology, and nobody who survives reading this book will ever forget it. * Washington Post * Marlon James possesses almost frightening levels of talent. The arc of his career has barely begun, but he has already shot past the best of what other writers could ever hope for. His work is wholly original while paying homage to all the important literary ancestors. . . Black Leopard, Red Wolf holds the promise of being an archetypal epic for the 21st century. * Forbes *