‘Eve says that Cloud Atlas is not the only text to vary between its editions; he points to Andy Weir’s originally self-published bestseller The Martian as another novel with different editions, and has released for free the visualisation software that helped him compare the texts of Cloud Atlas, with the intention that other works of contemporary fiction will be examined by others. 261 more words
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As some of the more perceptive among you may have noticed, today is Wednesday! Which means it’s time for another Top 5 Wednesday! 91 more words
It hasn’t taken long for David Mitchell to establish himself as one of my all-time favorite authors. Heck, within a few minutes of starting Cloud Atlas, I knew I was reading something wholly unlike anything else I’d ever read, and within an hour, I knew this was one of the most astonishing pieces of writing I’d ever experience. 773 more words
Recently, a scholar looking into David Mitchell’s magnum opus Cloud Atlas discovered something fascinating: The American and British editions contained different, sometimes quite different, swaths of text. 795 more words