Originally Posted by medford
anyone read Cloud: atlas? Worth reading? I just read some preview of the movie and discussing the nature of the book, which intrigued me. however, it sounded that perhaps it could be a bit tedious and I'd rather not have another "infinite Jest" situation where the book became beyond tedious and was a pain just to get thru.
Any fiction written by David Mitchell is worth reading. In my opinion, he is the best storyteller I can think of of his generation.
If you likeCloud Atlas, I strongly suggest its influence - Italo Calvino's If on a winter's night a traveler - a great post-modernist novel.