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❮PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Slaughterhouse-Five ✪ Author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. – 17th-century.co A desperate painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century TimeSelected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse Five an AmeriA desperate painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century TimeSelected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse Five an American classic is one of the worlds great antiwar books Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden the novel is the result of what Vonnegut describes as a twenty three year struggle to write a book about what he himself witnessed as an American prisoner of war It combines science fiction autobiography humor historical fiction and satire in an account of the life of Billy Pilgrim a barbers son turned draftee turned optometrist turned alien abductee Billy like Vonnegut experiences the destruction of Dresden as a POW and as with Vonnegut it is the defining moment of his life Unlike the author he also experiences time travel or coming unstuck in time Billy Pilgrims odyssey reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we fear mostPraise for Slaughterhouse FivePoignant and hilarious threaded with compassion and behind everything the cataract of a thundering moral statement TheBoston Globe Very tough and very funnysad and delightfulvery Vonnegut New York Times Splendid arta funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh a sad book without tears Life.

A desperate painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century TimeSelected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse Five an American classic is one of the worlds great antiwar books Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden the novel is the result of what Vonnegut describes as a twenty three year struggle to write a book about what he himself witnessed as an American prisoner of war It combines science fiction autobiography humor historical fiction and satire in an account of the life of Billy Pilgrim a barbers son turned draftee turned optometrist turned alien abductee Billy like Vonnegut experiences the destruction of Dresden as a POW and as with Vonnegut it is the defining moment of his life Unlike the author he also experiences time travel or coming unstuck in time Billy Pilgrims odyssey reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we fear mostPraise for Slaughterhouse FivePoignant and hilarious threaded with compassion and behind everything the cataract of a thundering moral statement TheBoston Globe Very tough and very funnysad and delightfulvery Vonnegut New York Times Splendid arta funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh a sad book without tears Life.

slaughterhouse five mobile Slaughterhouse-Five eBookA desperate painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century TimeSelected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse Five an American classic is one of the worlds great antiwar books Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden the novel is the result of what Vonnegut describes as a twenty three year struggle to write a book about what he himself witnessed as an American prisoner of war It combines science fiction autobiography humor historical fiction and satire in an account of the life of Billy Pilgrim a barbers son turned draftee turned optometrist turned alien abductee Billy like Vonnegut experiences the destruction of Dresden as a POW and as with Vonnegut it is the defining moment of his life Unlike the author he also experiences time travel or coming unstuck in time Billy Pilgrims odyssey reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we fear mostPraise for Slaughterhouse FivePoignant and hilarious threaded with compassion and behind everything the cataract of a thundering moral statement TheBoston Globe Very tough and very funnysad and delightfulvery Vonnegut New York Times Splendid arta funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh a sad book without tears Life.

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  1. SK SK says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookThis isn't a novel with an amazing plot or anything Like a Dostoevsky novel the plot exists to drive a certain theme in this case of human nature and our perception of time Whether all


  2. SBuckle SBuckle says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookI regard Vonnegut as a literary deity Breakfast of Champions was the first book I ever read Slaughterhouse Five was my second It singlehandedly catalyzed my love of books Vonnegut himself has always been my favorite no competition; Orwell is a distant second I mean my Mount Rush of authors would only be one face Vonnegut is one of a kind and although many others try none can uite match his terse and satirical penSH5's Billy Pilgrim is a phenomenal character He is also a representational Vonnegut character shaded with a goofy naivete but also with a contrasting higher knowledge untranslatable to normal situations Interlocked within stories of alien abduction and time travel is the firebombing of Dresden du


  3. J. D. Butler J. D. Butler says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookThis book is smaller than I expected As in it will literally fit in your pocketThat being said this book is fantastic Maybe not his best book but definitely my favourite he’s written


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    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookWeird printing doesn’t look like other versions with the same type of cover It’s shorter and the text is hard to read Great book though


  5. Peter A. Ferguson Peter A. Ferguson says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookI met Kurt Vonnegut in New York City we were having a drink in the Lobby Bar of the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City he was speaking at a writer's forum in the mid 1980's uite an outward thinking individual this Book in some ways reminds me of Marga


  6. Mike Mike says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookThis was a great read really uite enjoyable I’d recommend it to anyone up for a book with serious themes that’s not to be taken seriously on the surface at least S


  7. Jowake Jowake says:

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    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookExcellent roman ironiue Il se lit facilement La livraison a été rapide


  9. A.J. Sefton A.J. Sefton says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookI finally got to read this book on the 50th anniversary of its publication The originality of this anti war book made it worth the wait and the themes are as valid today as they ever wereThe story is mainly set in Dresden during the Second World War although eventually the protagonist realises that timeline of his life is something he can choose to enter when he chooses So the story flits from his early days to when he is uite old and he experiences death getting married his daughter's marriage and so onBut it his time in Dresden that is the most disturbing He is a prisoner of war during the firebombing captured as an American soldier fighting for the Allies There is intricate detail of his peers the characters' suffering and the things they had to do to survive T


  10. Kat Weazle Kat Weazle says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookCan be read than once and works on so many levels Funny beautiful disturbing uirky cruel bighearted surreal it is neither a fable sci fi war novel or autobiographical novel but all this plus a meditation about the huma


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    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookI love this book so I purchased it for my dad for christmas When it arrived some of the pages were stuck together the book had clearly been missed in uality control This is so disappointing because I cant find a way to complain to the seller I dont want to send the book back as it will be at my expense and effort so I have just had to give it to my dad having taken a pair of scissors to it It's only a small thing but when you buy a book at the very least you should be able to turn the pages


  12. Bookmarked Reviews Bookmarked Reviews says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookI felt compelled to revisit Vonnegut’s iconic anti war novel Slaughterhouse Five for two reasons Firstly because from time to time and our times are no exception we all have to remind ourselves of the macabre of warsVonnegut shows us the true colours of war He dismantles all the naively romantic notions anyone may have about war the unrealistic heroism and the false premise of winners and losers I didn’t enjoy reading Slaughterhouse Five but then it wasn’t written for anyone’s entertainment It is stark cruel and unforgiving It is a warning People die – good people bad people losers as well as conuerors soldiers and civilians youngsters and the elderly dogs horses allies and enemies No one is exempt No one is immune No one is above it And so it goes Vonnegut shows it in raw ugly detail and that detail is no fictionWar and death eualise everyone No nation is idealised and


  13. S. Meadows S. Meadows says:

    MOBI Slaughterhouse-Five PDF ☆ Ù 17th century.co slaughterhouse five mobile, Slaughterhouse-Five eBookListenBilly Pilgrim is not your average character in a work of fictionThis is one of those books that has eluded me for some time Every time I’ve thought of getting round to reading it something else has cropped up to take priority or I’ve developed a guilt complex over reading too many male authors But this time I was determined to get round to getting stuck into what is a relatively short work If like me you like to know a tiny bit about a book before reading it you will know that Slaughterhouse 5 is an anti war bookUpon reading the first chapter I was rather wrong footed It is the first chapter and doesn’t come with a heading of ‘introduction’ or ‘foreword’ yet it is written wholly in the first person who is evidently the author talking about the book that is to follow In it he states that while the names have been changed vignettes of the book remain true to


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