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The Bone Clocks

‘The Script’: How Mitchell keeps track of recurring characters

One of the fun things about reading David Mitchell’s books is spotting familiar characters from previous works who pop up again in subsequent narratives. Sometimes they show up in cameos. Sometimes they’re only mentioned. Sometimes they play major roles, like… Continue Reading →

Magno: A Lesson In Evolving Language

Readers of The Bone Clocks might remember this little exchange from the Sheepshead: 2043 chapter, which has an aging Holly Sykes caring for her granddaughter and a young refugee boy.  Stalling after a bedtime story, the children ask Holly what… Continue Reading →

Mitchell gives us a reason to perfect cryopreservation

The good news? David Mitchell’s completed a new book! The bad? None of us will be alive to read it when it’s finally released. That’s because Mitchell’s book, From Me Flows What You Call Time, was written for something called… Continue Reading →

The Bone Clocks’ Richard Cheeseman Makes A Return In Mitchell Short Story, ‘My Eye On You’

From The Guardian: “My Eye on You marks the return of a character from Mitchell’s Booker prize-longlisted novel The Bone Clocks, describing how the critic Richard Cheeseman turns away from a desperate plan to revenge himself on the ageing novelist… Continue Reading →

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