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Cloud atlas

Author: David Mitchell
Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The novel features six characters in interlocking stories, each interrupting the one before it: a reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a hig-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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Mitchell
ISBN: 9781444730876 1444730878
OCLC Number: 813222752
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: 529 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: David Mitchell.

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The film tie-in edition of David Mitchell's prize-winning novel. The film, released internationally in 2012, stars Tom Hanks, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant and Jim Broadbent.  Read more...

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A remarkable book ... there won't be a bigger, bolder novel this year. Guardian An impeccable dance of genres ... an elegiac, radiant festival of prescience, meditation and entertainment. The Times Read more...

 
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