A Brief History of Seven Killings - Sir Arthur George Jennings – Original Rockers, p. 51 Summary & Analysis

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The stories of narrators from differing walks of life interweave to present the story of Jamaica, a country embroiled in gang and political wars, on a series of five different significant dates. The first two sections tell the story of the attempted shooting of Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley on the Dec. 2, 1976, the day leading up to the murder attempt, and Dec. 3, the day of the murder attempt.

In this beginning section the deceased Sir Arthur George Jennings insists that his death was not a suicide, but a murder. He waits for the man who killed him to die. This book, he says, will be about the killing of several people who meant nothing to the world, but are connected to the man who killed him.

The section of the novel entitled “Original Rockers” begins with the voice...

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