Cloud Atlas (Paperback)

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The scope of this book and its many intertwined stories is just breathtaking. Each section, each time period, reads like its own novel and Mitchell conveys each character's voice in a unique way. The thread that connects them all together across centuries is what makes this book incredible.

— Megan

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“This is perhaps the most ambitious, complex, and brilliant novel I have ever read. Mitchell takes six completely different storylines, written in six distinct genre styles -- from pulp mystery novel to pidgin English-laden sci-fi -- set in six completely different time periods ranging from the 1800s South Pacific to far into a post-apocalyptic future, and chops them up and blends them to form one seamless, intricate, awe-inspiring saga of humanity. When your copy seemingly ends mid-sentence on page 39, please trust me and keep reading!”
— Seth Marko, UCSD Bookstore, La Jolla, CA

Product Details
ISBN: 9781444730043
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publication Date: June 1st, 2011