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Cloud atlas

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2004.
Series: A Sceptre paperback
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified 'dinery server' on death-row; and Zachry, a young Pacific Islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation -- the narrators of Cloud  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mitchell
ISBN: 0340822775 9780340822777 0340832371 9780340832370 9780340822784 0340822783
OCLC Number: 53821716
Notes: Novel.
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: Literary Fiction Award 2005.
Winner of British Book Awards: Best Read of the Year 2005.
Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2004.
Description: 529 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: A Sceptre paperback
Responsibility: David Mitchell.

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It knits together science fiction, political thriller and historical pastiche with musical virtuosity and linguistic exuberance: there won't be a bigger, bolder novel this year. -- Justine Jordan Read more...

 
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