Musical composition. Comet-shaped birthmarks. Rebellion. Nuclear power. Vanity publishing.
David Mitchell masterfully weaves together a novel that defies the very bounds of itself. To say much more would be against the spirit of the book. So, just this: I loved it.
Cloud Atlas will soon be released as a film starring Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant, Susan Sarandon, Hugo Weaving, Halle Berry, Ben Whishaw, Jim Sturgess and Jim Broadbent.