Souls cross ages like clouds cross skies...
Six interlocking lives - one amazing adventure. In a narrative that circles the globe and reaches from the 19th century to a post-apocalyptic future, Cloud Atlas erases the boundaries of time, genre and language to offer an enthralling vision of humanity’s will to power, and where it will lead us.
’His wildest ride yet... a singular achievement, from an author of extraordinary ambition and skill’
- Matt Thorne, Independent on Sunday
’One of the most shamelessly exciting books imaginable’
- Philip Hensher, Spectator
’David Mitchell entices his readers onto a rollercoaster, and at first they wonder if they want to get off. Then at least in my case - they can’t bear the journey to end.’
- AS Byatt, Guardian
’A novel of breathtaking ambition and scale, spanning continents, oceans and centuries’
- Christina Patterson, Independent