Slaughterhouse-Five

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 3, 1991 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Slaughterhous-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

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Quintessential Vonnegut that suggests that life's problems should be addressed with "So it goes". Fairly challenging read as time travel made book difficult to follow

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Billy Pilgrim becomes unstuck in time and experiences the events of his life out of chronological order. War and absurdity ensue. I've never read Kurt Vonnegut up until now and when Slaughterhouse ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter ONE
1
Chapter TWO
23
Chapter THREE
52
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About the author (1991)

Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as "a true artist" with Cat's Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, "one of the best living American writers.” Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.


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