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Cloud Atlas
DAVID MITCHELL

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
1979 reviews (2004) (528p)
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist
Man Booker Prize Finalist
ALA Notable Books - Fiction Finalist

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Book Description
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 us.


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368 reviews (2015) (256p) (Hudson Fiction)
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1515 reviews (2014) (640p) (Amazon Top100) (NYT100) (Amazon Top10Lit) (LJ Top10) (Hudson Fiction) (Time Top10) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
88 reviews (2006) (304p) (TIME) (LATimes) (ALA)
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number9dream by David Mitchell
53 reviews (2001) (416p) (Booker)
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David Mitchell Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 7  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 5  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 1 Cloud Atlas ·  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 2 Cloud Atlas · number9dream ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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