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The Book Sacrifice Tag

It’s Tag Tuesday, well for me it is. So, I wasn’t tagged to do this but life’s too short to wait to get tagged for tags you really want to do, isn’t it. 585 more words


Review: Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas was written by David Mitchell and published in 2004. It was nominated for the Man Booker Prize but eventually lost out to The Line of Beauty; a much different kind of story. 424 more words

Maturin's Melmoth the Wanderer

In 1816, John Melmoth, a Dublin student, visits his miserly uncle on his deathbed. He finds a portrait dated 1646 hidden in his uncle’s closet depicting a mysterious ancestor with eyes ‘such as one feels they wish they had never seen.’ At his uncle’s funeral, a servant tells John an old family story about a stranger called Stanton who arrived looking for ‘Melmoth the Traveller’ decades earlier… 2,423 more words

The Gothic

Who failed us?

Every once in a while I have to stop and ask myself, who has failed us?

Because I can’t seem to understand how people operate in a certain manner towards others, in light that their actions are acceptable or okay. 350 more words

Personal Development

Cloud Atlas

Year: 2012
Directed By: Tom Tykwer, and Andy and “Lana” Wachowski
Written By: David Mitchell (Novel) Tom Tykwer, Andy and “Lana” Wachowski


First Attempt (5/2/13) 3,569 more words

Science Fiction

Binding: The Permanence of Impermanence et al

When I sit down to make my weekly spreads for my bujo at weeks’ end, I try to envision where the next seven days are going to take me, and by what means. 1,190 more words


Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

What a book. Its scope and ambition made me feel like I’ve read multiple books and been away on a very very long journey. At one point it even gets cheekily self-referential when one of its protagonists wonders out loud, … 778 more words