John crow’s devil by Marlon James

IMG_6275Set in Port Antonio, Jamaica. Reviewed on 2018/01: https://www.instagram.com/p/BeMCoQ8Ho1c/

So I’ve finally managed to read the amazing #marlonjames and I simply can’t wait to read his other books ASAP. #johncrowsdevil was his #firstbookand it takes place in a fictional town called #gibbeah somewhere in the eastern coast of #jamaica Despite its fictional location and at times #magical passages, we have all lived, heard, experienced these towns and more importantly the dynamics among the residents. There is something almost #ibsen going on here. An Ibsen confronted to the beauty and cruelty of #caribbeanlife#jamaicanliterature #highlyrecommended#james #portantonio #magicalrealism#faith #levitate #children#caribbeanliterature #blindfaith#smalltown #westindies

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