the thousand autumns of jacob de zoet

REVIEW – David Mitchell (Edinburgh Book Festival)

A self-proclaimed ‘stammering introverted English novelist’, David Mitchell spent an entertaining hour at the RBS Main Theatre reading from his recently-published novel “The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet”. At this Open University event chaired by Steven Gale, we were treated to two passages from the book. The first, a vivid and sense-rich portrayal of […]