Fixed on you – tome 1 PDF

Cloud Atlas is the third novel by British author David Mitchell. Judy « Book of the Year » award. A film adaptation of the same name directed by the Wachowskis and featuring an fixed on you – tome 1 PDF cast was released in 2012. The first five stories are each interrupted at a pivotal moment.


Une attirance incontrolable entre passion et obsession

Récemment diplômée, Alayna décide de laisser derrière elle son passé et ses relations passionnées destructrices pour se concentrer sur son travail dans un club branché new-yorkais. Le projet était parfait, mais c’était sans compter Hudson Pierce, le nouveau propriétaire du club… Un homme outrageusement beau et riche, le genre qu’Alayna s’était juré d’éviter pour continuer à contrôler ses penchants amoureux obsessionnels… C’est alors que Hudson fait à Alayna une étrange proposition qu’elle ne peut refuser… Non seulement elle ne peut plus l’éviter, mais elle est séduite par son univers et ne peut pas résister à son magnétisme envoûtant. Lorsque qu’elle découvre la sombre histoire personnelle de Hudson, elle réalise, trop tard, qu’il est le pire homme avec qui elle pouvait nouer une relation. À moins qu’ils parviennent ensemble, au-delà de leur attraction physique, à guérir de leurs blessures passées et trouver l’amour…

After the sixth story, the other five stories are closed, in reverse chronological order, and each ends with the main character reading or observing the chronologically previous work in the chain. Each story contains a document, movie, or tradition that appears in a previous story. The first story begins in the Chatham Islands in the mid-nineteenth century where Adam Ewing, a guileless American notary from San Francisco during the California Gold Rush, awaits repairs to his ship. The next story is set in Zedelghem, near Bruges, Belgium, in 1931.

Buenas Yerbas, California, in 1975, with Luisa Rey, a young journalist. She meets Rufus Sixsmith in a stalled elevator, and she tells him about her late father, one of the few incorruptible policemen in the city, who became a famous war correspondent. The fourth story is comic in tone, jarring after the previous story, and is set in Britain in the present day, wherein Timothy Cavendish, a 65-year-old vanity press publisher, flees the brothers of his gangster client, whose book is experiencing high sales after the murder of a book critic. They threaten violence if monetary demands are not met. The fifth story is set in Nea So Copros, a dystopian futuristic state in Korea, derived from corporate culture.

451 and an « archivist » recording her story after her arrest and trial. The sixth story occupies the central position in the novel and is the only one not interrupted, wherein Zachry, an old man, tells a story from his youth, speaking an imagined future English dialect. It is gradually revealed that he lived in a post-apocalyptic society on the Big Island of Hawaii. Guided by Hae-Joo Im, Sonmi goes in disguise to a ship, where she witnesses retired fabricants butchered and recycled into soap, the fabricant food source.