David Mitchell is
one of the world’s most brilliant and imaginative novelists. The twice Booker-shortlisted
author of Cloud Atlas, number9dream, Black Swan Green, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Ghostwritten
and Bone Clocks talks
to Alex Clark about his latest novel, Slade
House, an wildly enchanting story that grew from his Twitter exploration. They
discuss the broad sweep of his career to date and what’s next for one of the
most intriguing and influential literary talents of our time.