marlon james“We tend to demonize humans but don’t humanize demons,” says Marlon James about his characters in the novel The Book of Night Women, which has received rave reviews. The novel takes place in 18th century Jamaica and follows a group of seven women living as slaves on a plantation. In this episode, he talks about his inspiration for the novel and how to write about atrocities such as slavery.

April 20 2009

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