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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet - David Mitchell
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780340921562 (0340921560)
ASIN: 0340921560
Publisher: Sceptre
Pages no: 469
Edition language: English
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MikeDI
MikeDI rated it
5.0 The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell
I originally ordered this novel because it appeared when I did a search for time travel. Thousand Autumns, sounded like it fit the bill. Was I ever wrong but I got a novel that kept me going for a long time. If I tell you what Thousand Autumns really referred to, I'd have to put a spoiler alert on t...
Book Thoughts
Book Thoughts rated it
4.0 Review of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
This is a difficult book for me to review. I enjoyed many parts of it, but it never quite came together for me. The historical setting and the interesting characters should make this a no-brainer 5 star read for me, but I felt that the story bounced between the perspectives of too many characters ...
Words, words, words
Words, words, words rated it
5.0 The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, A Novel
The day I discovered that David Mitchell the author was not David Mitchell the comedian I was so miserable I took an immediate dislike towards the fellow (the author that is) and refused to read anything by him for years. I was, no need to be polite about it, the very example of a perfect imbecile. ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Review: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
For me, the appeal of David Mitchell is his ability to write in any voice and nail it. It's a skill, but I'm sure it also requires significant research. In most of his novels, the reader is entertained by several of these voices from beginning to end. In a couple, Mitchell employs more traditional m...
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4.5 Serious reads
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet - It was my first encounter with David Mitchell although I have seen and loved the movie "Cloud Atlas" (I definitely have to read this novel). I can`t compare if Thousand Autumns is better or worse than Cloud Atlas, but I enjoyed it a lot. Writing style is quite...
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