Ghostwritten: The extraordinary first novel from the author of Cloud Atlas
'ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANTLY INVENTIVE WRITERS OF THIS, OR ANY, COUNTRY' Independent
Winner of the Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize
New York Times
A magnificent achievement and an engrossing experience, David Mitchell's first novel announced the arrival of one of the most exciting writers of the twenty-first century.
An apocalyptic cult member carries out a gas attack on a rush-hour metro, but what links him to a jazz buff in downtown Tokyo? Or to a Mongolian gangster, a woman on a holy mountain who talks to a tree, and a late night New York DJ?
Set at the fugitive edges of Asia and Europe, Ghostwritten weaves together a host of characters, their interconnected destinies determined by the inescapable forces of cause and effect.
PRAISE FOR DAVID MITCHELL
'A thrilling and gifted writer'
'Dizzyingly, dazzlingly good'
'Mitchell is, clearly, a genius'
New York Times Book Review
'An author of extraordinary ambition and skill'
Independent on Sunday
'A superb storyteller'
The New Yorker
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