Quotes from “A Brief History of Seven Killings” by Marlon James

Tina
Tinahas quoted5 months ago
And I see the zinc on the roof rust itself brown, and then the rain batter hole into it like foreign cheese, and I see seven people in one room and one pregnant and people fucking anyway because people so poor that they can’t even afford shame and I wait.
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted11 hours ago
all you need is the wrong spark and a group turns into a mob.
lupashko
lupashkohas quotedyesterday
That’s what happens when you personify hopes and dreams in one person. He becomes nothing more than a literary device
lupashko
lupashkohas quotedyesterday
Dead people never stop talking and sometimes the living hear
Anna Kulynych
Anna Kulynychhas quoted19 days ago
we think we are all spirits but we’re all just dead. Spirits that slip inside other spirits. Sometimes a woman slips inside a man and wails like the memory of making love.
Tina
Tinahas quoted5 months ago
And killing don’t need no reason. This is ghetto. Reason is for rich people. We have madness.
Tina
Tinahas quoted5 months ago
Dead people never stop talking. Maybe because death is not death at all, just a detention after school
Dmitry Lyagin
Dmitry Lyaginhas quotedlast year
Jamaicans are so weird about saliva.

A chapter about gay sex

Артём Макарский
Артём Макарскийhas quoted2 years ago
Nobody who kill a police going to hell but is something else to kill the Singer.
Елена Трефилова
Елена Трефиловаhas quoted2 years ago
f it no go so, it go near so.
— Jamaican proverb
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
— I might know something you don’t, Kim.
— No, you might have heard some things I haven’t heard. Not the same thing
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
night is no friend of us
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
God puts earth far away from heaven because even he can’t stand the smell of dead flesh
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
Every single thing this guy does just screams little penis.
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
now there’s a comedy sketch waiting to happen.
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
He thinks he’s a revolutionary, but he’s really just an opportunist.
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
Upper-middle-class women here love to feel they can cause drama, but they’re just looking for shit to do
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
I wondered if everybody has that person that haunts them, the one that got away.
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
Jamaica is not going communist. It is merely going bananas
lupashko
lupashkohas quoted3 years ago
All ism’s lead to communism.
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