Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
A Novel

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Cloud Atlas
 

About David Mitchell

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Published November 13, 2008 by Random House. 530 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure. Fiction
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Examiner

Easy to read on a surface level, Cloud Atlas could be a novel for the masses (especially science fiction fans), but with its length (around 500 pages) and its scope and depth of ideas, the novel is a true literary feat.

Apr 05 2013 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

Entertainment Weekly

Then he asks: ''Revolutionary or gimmicky?'' Oh, mostly gimmicky, judging by the identically structured novel at hand, which finds six stories in search of a proper telling (a feverish and Melvillean tale of the 19th-century seas, the obscure composer’s cuckolding adventures in 1930s Belgium, the...

Aug 20 2004 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

The New York Review of Books

“The mystics are pretty sure about this,” Wilber told Horgan.

Nov 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

Time Out New York

The book’s tales are translated faithfully, story beat by story beat: The 19th-century seafaring saga, “The Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing,” with Jim Sturgess as a sickly diarist;

Oct 22 2012 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

Time Out New York

At best however this film will change your conceptions on the possibilities of film as an art form and very possibly your outlook on life.

Feb 22 2013 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

ReadySteadyBook

I don’t do long books.

Jan 03 2004 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

Arts Sarasota

Each interlocking story is told in the language of its time, beginning with an American notary, Adam Ewing, on a ship in the South Pacific in 1850 and continuing through the centuries to a post-apocalyptic Iron Age in Hawaii.

Jul 13 2012 | Read Full Review of Cloud Atlas: A Novel

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