Tag: david mitchell

On losing favourites

One of the toughest questions you can ask a book-lover has to be: ‘What is your favourite book?’ For most of us the answer is far more complicated than simply naming a title, because our favourites likely change …

1. ‘Slade House’ by David Mitchell

Time for the first review of 2016! I decided to start the new year with a quick story which I was sure I would like: David Mitchell’s recently released horror story about the mysterious Slade House. Slade House …

25. ‘The Bone Clocks’ by David Mitchell

It’s quite difficult to write this review because, for the first time, I’ve read a David Mitchell book that I didn’t love. I bought The Bone Clocks at the Hay Festival this year, when I saw the great man …

Hay Festival 2015 – David Mitchell

I finish off my round of blog posts about the Hay Festival with the most exciting event of all: I got to see an interview with one of my favourite writers of all time, David Mitchell. When I …

5. ‘Cloud Atlas’ by David Mitchell

The Book: [CONTAINS SPOILERS] When people ask me about my favourite book, I usually come up with some sort of distraction so that I don’t have to answer them. “Oh, well, it’s probably… Look over there! It’s EL …