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  • Slaughterhouse Five or The Children's Crusade A Duty Dance with Death
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • English
  • 09 July 2018
  • 9780385333849

10 thoughts on “Slaughterhouse Five or The Children's Crusade A Duty Dance with Death

  1. says:

    There are some terrible reviews of SH5 floating around Goodreads but one particularly awful sentiment is that Slaughterhouse Five isn't anti warThis is usually based on the following uote It had to be done Rumfoord told Billy speaking of the destruction of DresdenI know said BillyThat's warI know I'm not complainingIt must have been hell on the groundIt was said Billy PilgrimPity the men who had to do itI do

  2. says:

    I miss Kurt VonnegutHe hasn't been gone all that long Of course he isn't gone yet he is gone He has always been a

  3. says:

    I have to admit to being somewhat baffled by the acclaim Slaughterhouse 5 has received over the years Sure the story is interesting It has a fascinating and mostly successful blend of tragedy and comic relief And yes I guess the fractured structure and time travelling element must have been uite novel and original back in the day But that

  4. says:

    Every so often you read a book a book that takes everything you thought created an excellent novel and tears it to pieces; it then sets it on fire and throws it out the window in a display of pure individual brilliance That is how I felt when I read this jumbled and absurd yet fantastic novelThe book has no structure or at the very least a p

  5. says:

    I read this book first in 1999 when my grandfather passed away It was a bit of a coincidence as his funeral occurred between a Primate Anatomy exam and a paper for my Experimental Fiction class on Slaughterhouse Five I was frantically trying to

  6. says:

    “All moments past present and future always have existed always will exist” SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE Kurt VonnegutMy junior year of college I had a roommate Don his nickname was Har Don which he hated; Har Don loved

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    375 Slaughterhouse Five The Children's Crusade A Duty Dance with Death Kurt VonnegutSlaughterhouse Five or The Children's C

  8. says:

    A fun visit with cantankerous old Uncle Kurt Vonnegut is on a short list of my favorite authors and this is perhaps his most famous work Not his best but most recognizable Billy Pilgrim is also one of his best characters Kilgore Trout is his bestI liked it as I like everything I have read of him The recurring themes and characters use of repetition for emphasis and comic relief his irreverence and postmodern lack of sensitivity

  9. says:

    I finally read Vonnegut I finally read a war novel And after a long time I finally read something with so many GR ratings and a decent number of reviews which is precisely the reason I have nothing much to add to the already expressed views here So I urge you to indulge me to state a personal anecdote Thank YouMy Grandfather was a POW during

  10. says:

    Now for something completely different stating it mildly Billy Pilgrim is not just another time travelling man kidnapped by aliens from the unknown planet Tralfamadore and put in their zoo he's an eyewitness to the destruction of Dresden during World War Two Our Billy an optometrist eye doctor marries the boss's slightly overweight daughter V

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About the Author: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Kurt Vonnegut Junior was an American novelist satirist and most recently graphic artist He was recognized as New York State Author for 2001 2003 He was born in Indianapolis later the setting for many of his novels He attended Cornell University from 1941 to 1943 where he wrote a column for the student newspaper the Cornell Daily Sun Vonnegut trained as a chemist and worked as a journali