The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet: by David Mitchell

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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is a curious book set at the end of the 18th century in Japan. The Dutch had an arrangement with the Japanese to trade but were not allowed onto the islands themselves except in rare circumstances. So the Dutch built little offshore islands … Continue reading

Cloud Atlas: by David Mitchell

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Wow, is mostly what I have to say about this book. I might bring to your attention that this is the only five out of five kitten stickers I’ve reviewed so far. I wouldn’t even say it’s one of my favorite books I’ve ever read, I’d say it was one … Continue reading