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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old March 3rd, 2005, 12:56 Thread Starter
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Just finished this book and I was quite impressed by it. Cloud Atlas is a really special book. It has this rare mix of craftmanship, poetry, humor and a message. The book consists out of 6 different stories in different timezones, written in different styles. In a cyclical way they are all more or less connected and Mitchell manages to bring them together in ne book without it getting pulled by the hairs. If you're looking for a good read, this is the book you're looking for.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old March 3rd, 2005, 23:26
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Sounds good.

I enjoyed "Ghostwritten" which is by the same author, and by the sounds of things has a similiar non-conventional structure to the writing.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old May 20th, 2006, 15:56 Thread Starter
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I'm starting to read Black Swan Green from him now.
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