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10 books that make great films

It seems that most films today are either a remake, a sequel (and we’re including prequels here), or a book adaptation. They say that ‘the book is always better’ and it’s a sentiment we almost always agree with. 683 more words

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"Cloud Atlas" (Part 2/3)

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STORY D: The Ghastly Ordeal of Timothy Cavendish (1/2)

Told by Cavendish in first person as a memoir/manuscript. 4,101 more words

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A (Re)View: Cloud Atlas

As discussed previously, my addiction to all things Netflix is getting out of hand. Have turned to books to improve the brain and vocabulary as mine consists of swear words, French and report speak e.g. 359 more words


Slade House by David Mitchell

I’m sure it’s no surprise that I follow Stephen King on Twitter. If it is then read my other posts, especially the SK ones. Anyway, SK mentioned this book in a tweet so I thought I would give it a go. 97 more words

"Cloud Atlas" (Part 1/3)

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Part 3/3 [posting 9/30]

David Mitchell’s ambitious 2004 novel, combining six unique stories into one overarching plot. 3,215 more words

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Top 5 Characters You'd Want As Family

This weeks Top 5 Wednesday is the characters you think you’d want in your family. Thinking about this was a little strange,  you constantly think about the characters that you want to be friends with, the ones you connect most with when you’re reading, but I especially don’t think about the character I’d wish were family. 673 more words


​Time is the speed at which the past decays – Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Wow. Where to begin… I felt really intimidated starting this book (and I feel completely inadequate reviewing it), but having finished it, I wish I’d read it ages ago – not only because it really is brilliant, but it’s also a complex tale that deserves a re-read, or even several. 281 more words

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