Marlon James: Finding Inspiration in African Mythology


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In 2015, Marlon James won the coveted Man Booker Award for his novel, "A Brief History of Seven Killings." His latest novel, "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," is a striking and fantastic epic - the first of a projected trilogy - that draws on African history and mythology. He talks to Nam Kiwanuka about why the fantasy form is the perfect conduit for his ideas.

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