David Mitchell Appreciation discussion

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Stephen M | 47 comments Mod
Any recommendations for other authors similar to, or an off-shoot of the same style that he writes.

I can personally recommend Haruki Murakami. An author I've read a great deal of and is cited as an inspiration. The book The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle is one of my favorites and displays some faint similarities between the two writers.


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s.p (spenkevich) | 24 comments Murakami seems to be the best choice for a similar author as I've seen the two often compared. Italo Calvino comes to mind, although I can only recommend If On A Winter's Night A Traveler as it is the only one I have so far read. However, I have heard that this was a major source of inspiration for Cloud Atlas.


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Ian "Marvin" Graye | 36 comments Others might disagree, but I would say give Daniel Handler's "Adverbs" a go.

My review is here:

http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/...


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