Slaughterhouse-five, Or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-dance with Death

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Dial Press, 1969 - Fiction - 275 pages
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Billy Pilgrim is the son of an American barber. He serves as a chaplain's assistant in World War II, is captured by the Germans, and he survives the largest massacre in European history--the fire bombing of Dresden. After the war Billy makes a great deal of money as an optometrist, and on his wedding night he is kidnapped by a flying saucer from the planet Tralfamadore. So begins a modern classic by a master storyteller.

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This is pure Vonnegut. At first I thought it would leave me pondering the subject matter for a long time. Later - I found it completely forgettable. Read Cat's Cradle instead. Read full review

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Kurt Vonnegut's 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” (The New York Times) 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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