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Cloud atlas [electronic resource]. David Mitchell.

Mitchell, David. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781415951613 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (16 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2007.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Summary, etc.: By the New York Times bestselling author of The Bone Clocks | Shortlisted for the Man Booker PrizeA postmodern visionary and one of the leading voices in twenty-first-century fiction, David Mitchell combines flat-out adventure, a Nabokovian love of puzzles, a keen eye for character, and a taste for mind-bending, philosophical and scientific speculation in the tradition of Umberto Eco, Haruki Murakami, and Philip K. Dick. The result is brilliantly original fiction as profound as it is playful. In this groundbreaking novel, an influential favorite among a new generation of writers, Mitchell explores with daring artistry fundamental questions of reality and identity.Cloud Atlas begins in 1850 with Adam Ewing, an American notary voyaging from the Chatham Isles to his home in California. Along the way, Ewing is befriended by a physician, Dr. Goose, who begins to treat him for a rare species of brain parasite. . . . Abruptly, the action jumps to...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 559381 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Fantasy.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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