Posts Tagged 'David Mitchell'

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell – IV

Experimentally, silently, I mouth I love you … No one hears, no one sees, but the tree falls in the forest just the same.

Mitchell, David. The Bone Clocks: A Novel. New York: Random House, 2014.

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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell – III

If an atrocity isn’t written about, it stops existing when the last witnesses die. That’s what I can’t stand. If a mass shooting, a bomb, a whatever, is written about, then at least it’s made a tiny dent in the world’s memory. Someone, somewhere, some time, has a chance of learning what happened. And, just maybe, acting on it. Or not. But at least it’s there.

Mitchell, David. The Bone Clocks: A Novel. New York: Random House, 2014.

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell – II

I consider how you don’t get to choose whom you’re attracted to, you only get to wonder about it retrospectively.

Mitchell, David. The Bone Clocks: A Novel. New York: Random House, 2014.

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell – I

Power is lost or won, never created or destroyed. Power is a visitor to, not a possession of, those it empowers.

Mitchell, David. The Bone Clocks: A Novel. New York: Random House, 2014.