In a frolic of cartoon and comic outbursts against rule and reason, a miraculous weaving of science fiction, memoir, parable, fairy tale and farce, Kurt Vonnegut attacks the whole spectrum of American society, releasing some of his best-loved literary creations on the scene.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Dimensions: Width: 13.00cm , Height: 2.00cm , Length: 19.80cm
ISBN 10: 0099842602
Publication Date: 21 May 1992
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
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Vonnegut performs considerable complex magic... Fresh, funny, outrageous...he very nearly levitates New York Times A great deal of wit and playfulness...an entire universe of disorder is distilled Guardian Outrageous, witty, thought-provoking, unputdownable, scintillating, invigorating, ennobling, enlightening and masterly Spectator Brilliant... It seems, at times, as if Voltaire has returned to satirise the horrors of plastic, disposable America Sunday Times
Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in 1922 and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. During the Second World War he served in Europe and, as a prisoner of was in Germany, witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five. He is the author of thirteen other novels, three collections of stories and five non-fiction books. Kurt Vonnegut died in 2007.
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