David Mitchell is best known as the author of the passionately adored literary bestseller Cloud Atlas, a subversive and seductive novel with a messiah-like following (and sales of nearly a million copies worldwide).
His latest novel, The Bone Clocks, has been hailed as his best book since that masterpiece … and it’s equally bizarre, beautiful and challenging.
Be taken on a journey by this wildly imaginative novelist, whose historical sweep, mastery of his craft and sheer inventiveness have made him one of the most lauded and loved novelists of our age. In conversation with Suzanne Donisthorpe.
David Mitchell is a widely-acclaimed novelist. His novels, which include Ghostwritten and Cloud Atlas, have won many awards and established his reputation as a master prose stylist. His latest book is The Bone Clocks.
Suzanne Donisthorpe worked for 23 years on every incarnation of the books and arts programs on ABC Radio National until the beginning of 2015. She is a published author. Her novel getting Up – about a teenage graffiti artist, set in Melbourne in 1989 – was published by Momentum under the nom de plume SD Thorpe. She works as an artist collaborator with her partner, sculptor Frank Veldze.