Cloud Atlas

Mitchell, David

| 2004

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Six interlocking lives - one amazing adventure. In a narrative that ci rcles the globe and reaches from the 19th century to a post-apocalypti c future, David Mitchell erases the boundaries of time, genre and lang uage to offer an enthralling vision of humanity's will to power, and w here it will lead 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 Califo rnia; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified 'dinery server' on death-row; and Zachry, a young Pacific Is lander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation - the narr ators of Cloud Atlas hear each other's echoes down the corridor of his tory, and their destinies are changed in ways great and small. In his extraordinary third novel, David Mitchell erases the...

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Malin Sundman

2014-06-10

Betyg

Hgst intressant bok som inte liknar ngon annan man lst. Vissa delar tyckte jag jttemycket om, vissa delar var ganska svra. Ska absolut se filmen nu.

Sandra Abrahamsson

2011-08-06

Betyg

Loved it! Fantastisk bok som knyter samman vldigt olika berttelser frn olika tidsldrar p ett vldigt sofistikerat stt.

Hedvig K

2011-07-17

Betyg

Tycker att det var en svr bok med tanke p sprket. Den r fantastisk ur perspektivet att de olika historierna som spnner ver mnga r vvs in i varandra och att de olika delarna r skrivna i helt olika stil och med helt olika sprk!