The Bone Clocks

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by David Mitchell
2014 / 640 pages
read by Jessica Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, Steven Crossley, Laurel Lefkow, Anna Bentinck – 24h 30m
rating: 7  / sci-fi- fantasy

Oh what can I say about a genius author whose latest book does not live up to the expectations of  the last?

I loved reading Cloud Atlas – loved it – both times – text and audio versions – the whole thing.  I also loved The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (with a small exception) , but I wasn’t so crazy about Mitchell’s earlier Black Swan Green.

I think  I expected “great things” from The Bone Clocks and,  well,  for the most part it’s very good  – but when the plot devolves into body-snatchers and zombie-like activities including a war between the semi-immortal good guys (the Horologists)  and their equivalent bad guys (The Anchorites) – well … >>> MORE>>>>

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