Tags » Cloud Atlas

Review - Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

What to write about Cloud Atlas? I almost put it down, to begin with. Mitchell jumps from one story to the next, not ending any of them, and the further we spiralled from past to future the more annoyed I became. 268 more words

Closure, cynosure

29th VII 2015

Climbed the dead end road Beth lives on barefoot with a glass of wine to admire the moon. Hoped I’d see the bear that’s been shitting in her yard. 431 more words


David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas and Booker nominee, is a true geek

David Mitchell is one of the world’s most successful literary novelists. He has been twice nominated for the prestigious Booker prize, and his novel Cloud Atlas… 2,032 more words

Writing & Publishing

3 Days 3 Quotes | Day 1

I was nominated to do the 3 days 3 quotes tag/ challenge thing by Kerry over at kerryberrybooks. Thank you very much Kerry and now here are my favourite quotes. 115 more words


Three books I'm desperate to read (I think?)

These days I get to read a whole load of new books, which usually keeps me distracted – but these three books keep popping up on twitter, in bookshops and all over the place, and I really want to read them! 213 more words

Book Thoughts

Dots on the hill

Last Friday in the States until sometime next spring. Moon fattens to a claw. Danced the trifecta of drink starting with Tequila out of pint glasses sucked through straws, licking the sides, backcountry animal tongue. 388 more words


What if Heaven...

“What if… what if heaven is real, but only in moments? Like a glass of water on a hot day when you’re dying of thirst, or when someone’s nice to you for no reason, or…” Mam’s pancakes with Mars Bar sauce; Dad dashing up from the bar just to tell me, “Sleep tight don’t let the bedbugs bite”; or Jacko and Sharon singing “For She’s a Squishy Marshmallow” instead of “For She’s a Jolly Good Fellow” every single birthday and wetting themselves even though it’s not at all funny; and Brendan giving his old record player to me instead of one of his mates. 52 more words