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Review: The Bone Clocks, by David Mitchell

The Bone Clocks feels like it might be the book David Mitchell has been building to since the beginning of his career as a novelist. In books like Ghostwritten (his first) and Cloud Atlas (his best), Mitchell has woven globe-hopping, history-spanning narratives of interconnection, staking his claim in the daring notion that we are all—across time, across space, across culture—reading from the same script. 728 more words


Life After the Star Wars Expanded Universe: David Mitchell’s The Bone Clocks

Andrew Findlay

In Life After the Star Wars Expanded Universe, we take a look at science fiction and fantasy, why they’re great, and what they say about where our species has been and where it’s going. 1,734 more words


David Mitchell Interview


The above link is a fascinating interview with author David Mitchell. Mitchell is one of the great writers of our time. Right now I am thoroughly enjoying his new novel The Bone Clocks.

David Mitchell in the Labyrinth of Time: Review of THE BONE CLOCKS and Preview of an Interview with the Author

As an online preview of a special issue of SubStance devoted to David Mitchell’s fiction, we are posting a review-essay of his book by Paul Harris and an excerpt of an interview with the author. 3,410 more words


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The University of Wisconsin Press blog has both a review of David Mitchell's (author of Cloud Atlas) new book, The Bone Clocks, and brief interview with Mitchell. The Bone Clock "follows a central character’s life through six decades in six sections." Some of the sections follow the protagonist Holly Sykes while others allow other characters to tell her story through their interactions with her. Check out Paul A. Harris's review of Mitchell's book.


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My Possts

“There is a word in literary theory for what Mitchell’s doing: metalepsis, the transgression of the boundaries of a fictional world by an object, idea, or character.

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