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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet- SIGNED, LOCATED, DATED & DOODLED FIRST PRINTING

Mitchell, David

Editorial: Sceptre, 2010
ISBN 10: 0340921560 / ISBN 13: 9780340921562
Usado / Hardback / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Signature Firsts (Brecon, Reino Unido)
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Título: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet- ...

Editorial: Sceptre

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardback

Condición del libro: Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

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Fine first printing in original illustrated boards. As new and unread. Signed and located by the author to the title page: 'David Mtchell, Hay-on-Wye, 29th May 2010.' Mitchell has also added a typical doodle. As such a very attractive copy. Interestingly Section 4 of The Bone Clocks begins with a reference to the Hay Festival: 'Welsh rain gods piss onto the roofs, festival tents and umbrellas of Hay-on-Wye and also on.' As a keen collector myself I make every effort to provide a high level of service. Enquiries welcomed. N° de ref. de la librería 005108

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

David Mitchell's novels have captivated critics and readers alike, as his Man Booker shortlistings and Richard & Judy Book of the Year award attest. Now he has written a masterpiece. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is the kind of book that comes along once in a decade - enthralling in its storytelling, imagination and scope.

Set at a turning point in history on a tiny island attached to mainland Japan, David Mitchell's tale of power, passion and integrity transports us to a world that is at once exotic and familiar: an extraordinary place and an era when news from abroad took months to arrive, yet when people behaved as they always do - loving, lusting and yearning, cheating, fighting and killing.

Bringing to vivid life a tectonic shift between East and West, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet is dramatic, funny, heartbreaking, enlightening and thought-provoking. Reading it is an unforgettable experience.

Críticas: Compared with almost everything being written now, it is vertiginously ambitious - and brilliant...He can write as thrillingly about large-scale events as he can about the tiny details of the private world. Such fluent and masterful command of both domains seems the stuff of a true artist's gifts ( The Times)

Unquestionably a marvel - entirely original among contemporary British novels, revealing its author as, surely, the most impressive fictional mind of his generation ( Observer)

Mitchell gives us a world of stories in prose that brings a lump to the throat...dive in and lose yourself in a world of incredible scope, originality and imaginative brilliance. David Mitchell has done it again. ( Independent on Sunday)

Spectacularly accomplished and thrillingly suspenseful...it brims with rich, involving and affecting humanity. ( Sunday Times)

Arguably his finest...Every sentence yields glorious surprises that no one else could think up...It will doubtless earn Mitchell his fourth Man Booker nomination and, if there's any justice, his first win. ( Sunday Telegraph)

However densely charted and richly sketched, this sumptuous imbroglio never drags...Mitchell flexes his prose virtuosity. More than before, those muscles do the heart's work. ( Independent)

Hugely enjoyable...the descriptions of Dejima and what life there must have been like are extraordinarily accurate ( Literary Review)

David Mitchell is back with a bang...superb ( Irish Independent)

For a tour de force, it's surprisingly nimble, emotionally complex and simply unforgettable. ( Scotland on Sunday)

'Ambitious and fascinating...Comparisons to Tolstoy are inevitable, and right on the money.' ( Kirkus Reviews)

A masterpiece ( Scotsman)

My favourite new novel of the year, by a very long way . . . People will still be marvelling at THE THOUSAND AUTUMNS OF JACOB DE ZOET decades after last year's award winners have been forgotten. ( Gary Dalkin, Vector, Books of the Year)

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