Tagged with David Mitchell

WIN ‘The Reason I Jump’

WIN ‘The Reason I Jump’


It’s time for another competition! We have two copies of the fantastic The Reason I Jump, written by Naoki Higashida and translated by the British author David Mitchell, up for grabs. The Reason I Jump is written by thirteen-year-old Naoki Higashida, an exceptionally smart Japanese boy with autism. The book reads as a very unique … Continue reading

Book review: Number 9 Dream

Book review: Number 9 Dream


Number 9 Dream is the second novel from David Mitchell, he of Cloud Atlas fame. He spent a few years travelling around Japan before he became a published writer, and you can see he got a lot of his inspiration from his time in the country. Number 9 Dream is a fairly trippy story set in … Continue reading

#NaNoWriMo book review: The Reason I Jump

#NaNoWriMo book review: The Reason I Jump


We’ve reached the end of National Novel Writing Month on the blog! Hopefully you’ve discovered some new books and had some early Christmas present inspiration. Our last book of the month is a rather unique one, ‘The Reason I Jump’ by Naoki Higashida. Unlike the other books reviewed this month, ‘The Reason I Jump’ isn’t … Continue reading