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Mitchell, David (David Stephen)

Overview
Works: 124 works in 499 publications in 6 languages and 19,134 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6063.I785, 823.92
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Publications about David Mitchell
Publications by David Mitchell
Most widely held works by David Mitchell
Cloud atlas : a novel by David Mitchell( Book )
63 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,758 libraries worldwide
Recounts the connected stories of people from the past and the distant future, from a nineteenth-century notary and an investigative journalist in the 1970s to a young man who searches for meaning in a post-apocalyptic world
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet : a novel by David Mitchell( Book )
52 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,374 libraries worldwide
1799, Dejima in Nagasaki Harbor. Jacob de Zoet, a devout and resourceful young clerk, has a chance encounter with Orito Aibagawa, the disfigured daughter of a samurai doctor and midwife to the city's powerful magistrate. The borders between propriety, profit, and pleasure blur until Jacob finds his vision clouded, one rash promise made and then fatefully broken--the consequences of which will extend beyond Jacob's worst imaginings
Black swan green : a novel by David Mitchell( Book )
46 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,918 libraries worldwide
A meditative novel of a young boy on the cusp of adulthood follows a single year in the life of thirteen-year-old Jason Taylor as he grows up in what is for him the sleepiest village in Worcestershire, England, in 1982
Number9dream : a novel by David Mitchell( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,419 libraries worldwide
"In outward form, Number9Dream is a Dickensian coming -of-age journey: Young dreamer Eiji Miyake, from remote rural Japan, thrust out on his own by his sister's death and his mother's breakdown, comes to Tokyo in pursuit of the father who abandoned him. Stumbling around this strange, awesome city, he trips over and crosses - through a hidden destiny or just monstrously bad luck - a number of its secret power centers." From the bookjacket
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,391 libraries worldwide
In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan's outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company. There, Jacob de Zoet has come to make a fortune large enough to return to Holland and marry the woman he loves
Ghostwritten : a novel by David Mitchell( Book )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
The tales of nine very different characters in nine different cities that "don't end, [but] scarily morph and transmute into each other as we travel through them in the company of a crazed cult member, a corrupt lawyer, a Tokyo jazz aficionado, an art thief, a New York late-night DJ."--Booklist
Cloud atlas [a novel] by David Mitchell( file )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
In this audacious and dazzling novel, Mitchell weaves history, science, humor, and suspense through six separate but related narratives, each set in a different time and place, each written in a different prose style, and each broken mid-action only to be concluded in the second half of the book. One of the more engaging stories is set in 1930s and told via letters describing a young musician's effort to become an amanuenisis for a renowned, blind composer ... Another focuses on a book editor who finds himself accidentally imprisoned in a home for the elderly
Black swan green [a novel] by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
A novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new, tracking a single year of 13-year-old Jason Taylor's life in Worcestershire in a dying Cold War England, 1982
The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism by Naoki Higashida( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in ways few of us can imagine. Parents and family members who never thought they could get inside the head of their autistic loved one at last have a way to break through to the curious, subtle, and complex life within
Ghostwritten : a novel by David Mitchell( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
The lives of nine total strangers from nine different countries become intertwined in a strange series of circumstances
The reason I jump : one boy's voice from the silence of autism by Naoki Higashida( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
A rare and important insight into the mind of an autistic child, in his own words. Translated by and with a moving introduction from the award-winning author of CLOUD ATLAS, David Mitchell
Wolkenatlas by David Mitchell( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Bundel verhalen die zich op verschillende tijden en plaatsen afspelen, maar toch raakvlakken met elkaar tonen
Dertien by David Mitchell( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Een 13-jarige jongen probeert in een Engels stadje in 1982 de overgang van kind naar puber te maken, waarbij hij ernstig wordt gehinderd door pestkoppen op school en zijn eigen gestotter
Cloud atlas by Tom Tykwer( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Zes verhalen die zich op verschillende tijden en plaatsen afspelen, maar toch raakvlakken met elkaar tonen
De niet verhoorde gebeden van Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Een nieuwe ambtenaar van de VOC arriveert op het eiland Desima, de enige plaats waar contact met Japan mogelijk is, om er onderzoek te verrichten naar fraude met VOC-eigendommen
Black swan green by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Jason Taylor is 13, doomed to be growing up in the most boring family in the deadest village on earth. In thirteen chapters we follow thirteen months of his life as he negotiates the pitfalls of school and home and contends with bullies, girls and family politics. In the distance, the Falklands conflict breaks out; close at hand, the village mobilises against a gypsy camp. And through Jason's eyes, we see what he doesn't know he knows and watch unfold what will make him wish his life had been as uneventful as he had believed
Cloud atlas by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Six interlocking lives - one amazing adventure. In a narrative that circles the globe and reaches from the 19th century to a post-apocalyptic future, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of time, genre and language to offer an enthralling vision of the world and where humanity's will might take us. 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 modifed 'dinery server' on death-row; and Zachary, a young Pacific Islander witnessing thenightfall of science and civilisation - the narrators of Cloud Atlas hear each other's echoes down the corridors of history and their destinies and changed in ways great and small
DroomNummerNegen by David Mitchell( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Een jongeman komt van het platteland naar Tokio, waar hij tijdens zijn zoektocht naar zijn vader, die hij nooit heeft gekend, betrokken raakt bij allerlei bizarre en gewelddadige avonturen
De geestverwantschap by David Mitchell( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Negen mensen in heel verschillende omstandigheden en tijden in o.a. Europa en Azië worden geconfronteerd met de gevolgen van de daad van een gedreven mens
The reason I jump the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism by Naoki Higashida( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
 
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Mičels, Deivids, 1969-
Mitchell, David, 1969-
Mitchell, David Stephen.
Mitchell, David Stephen 1969-
ミッチェル, デイヴィッド
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