by David Mitchell
Paperback, 634 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $18 |
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Six interweaved narratives spanning the period between 1984 and the 2030s chronicle a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes who would take them down.
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August 31, 2014 The plotting in Mitchell's new novel isn't quite as complex as in previous works, but it takes an abrupt turn into dystopian fantasy towards the end. "It's what the book wanted to be," he tells NPR.
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August 28, 2014 David Mitchell's new novel might span five perspectives and six decades, but he brings this complex mix together with signature elegance. The combination makes for a thrilling read.
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August 26, 2014 David Mitchell's new novel, The Bone Clocks, mixes fantasy and literary fiction in a decades-spanning saga of ordinary people who get caught up in a war between two factions of ancient near-immortals.
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