February Notes on 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell

February Notes on 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell

Wow, what a book that divided our group! there was no grey area at our February meeting. People either LOVED the book, or HATED it.

February Notes on 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell

It could be argued that this sci-fi book set during many different times and places both past and present, is actually six short books rolled into one. A reader who loved the book compared it to different parts of an orchestra, which play ok separately but create magic when played together.

February Notes on 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell

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A lively discussion ensued, as each side tried to change the other side's mind, and make them either love or hate the book as well. We had to call a truce. As a result, we gave the book 3 out of 5 stars, showing our middle ground.

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