Cloud Atlas! Boo Yah!

David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas has made the Booker shortlist. Again, we here at Return of the Reluctant cannot say enough about how fantastic the book is and how disappointed we are that the American copy is only available in paperback. The novel deserves nearly every plaudit it has received. However, if you need additional arguments, here are a few U.S. receptions:

Unreadable? Not on this side of the Atlantic, baby. The Telegraph must be very embarassed right now.


  1. Thanks for the update, Ed. I’ve been quietly following all your hoopla on this book and am glad to have listened to you. I just crossed the halfway point in this book and would add my arguments to your list of accolades, if only I had the time.

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