"This is the longest bridge you ever cross, because this bridge go between two worlds." The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell David Mitchell's The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet in watercolour & Chinese ink.
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Summary: Souls crossing ages like clouds cross skies. And Robert Frobisher wins my heart. Some book-to-movie adaptions work so well that you'll flutter towards the source material. Others are not as fortunate but, if the story is good, some will pick up the book to see what it's all about. For me, Cloud Atlas, the … Continue reading Book Review: Cloud Atlas
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Planificação de leitura para 2019 que, provavelmente, não vou seguir. 1 livro por mês, 5 dos quais do David Mitchell, ficando a bibliografia do senhor devorada Os restantes em português porque ando demasiado perra na minha língua materna. Na realidade, vou continuar a comprar livros que irei ler sem ordem nenhuma. Mas no Mitchell tenho … Continue reading Criancinhas optimistas
Some books you'll cary around only for a quick escape. They may be deep and engaging, heart-wrenching and thought-provoking but (be honest), they are like a casual date with an interesting someone whenever you're able to fit them into your schedule. They fill in the spaces between home and work, or help you digest a … Continue reading Love affairs
Started reading The Plot Against America because of the current political scenario all over the Western world. Had to put it down after the result of the Brazilian elections, because of the current political scenario all over the Western world. Picked up David Mitchell's Slade House instead. Because reality is scarier than horror fiction and, … Continue reading Horror stories