Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)
Published: July 16, 2010
Publisher: Knopf Canada
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0307373576
ISBN - 13: 9780307373571
From the Publisher
From David Mitchell, the Booker Prize nominee, award-winning writer
and one of the featured authors in Granta's "Best of Young
British Novelists 2003" issue, comes his highly anticipated third
novel, a work of mind-bending imagination and scope.
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 Atlas hear each other's
echoes down the corridor of history, and their destinies are
changed in ways great and small.
In his captivating third novel, David Mitchell erases the
boundaries of language, genre and time to offer a meditation on
humanity' s dangerous will to power, and where it may lead
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About the Author
David Mitchell was born in 1969 and his first novel, GHOSTWRITTEN, was published by Sceptre in 1999 and won the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. His second novel, NUMBER9DREAM (2001) was shortlisted for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. He was chosen as one of Granta's 20 Best Young British Novelists 2003. His latest novel is entitled, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet. He has also written Black Swan Green and Cloud Atlas, which was made into a major motion picture film in 2012.