Dark Star Trilogy Book 1
Stand aside, Beowolf . . . James has spun an African fantasy as vibrant, complex and haunting as any Western mythology * Washington Post * I cannot wait for the next instalment * Spectator * Marlon James possesses almost frightening levels of talent . . . An archetypal epic for the 21st century * Forbes * A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter's. It's as deep and crafty as Gene Wolfe, bloodier than Robert E. Howard, and all Marlon James... I cannot wait for the next instalment
Marlon James is the author of the Sunday Times bestselling, National Book Award-finalist Black Leopard, Red Wolf; the Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings; The Book of Night Women and John Crow's Devil. In addition to the Booker Prize, his novels have won the American Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, the Anisfield-Wolf Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Born in Jamaica, Marlon James now lives in New York City.