[PDF / Epub] ✅ Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death Author Kurt Vonnegut – Writerscompany.co.uk

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death Selected By The Modern Library As One Of The 100 Best Novels Of All Time, Slaughterhouse Five, An American Classic, Is One Of The World S Great Antiwar Books Centering On The Infamous Firebombing 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 Fear Most.

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

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    There are some terrible reviews of SH5 floating around Goodreads, but one particularly awful sentiment is that Slaughterhouse Five isn t anti war.This is usually based on the following quote It had to be done, Rumfoord told Billy, speaking of the destruction o

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    I miss Kurt Vonnegut.He hasn t been gone all that long Of course he isn t gone, yet he is gone He has always been alive and he will always be dead So it goes.Slaughterhouse five is next to impossible to explain, let alone review, but here I am And here I go.What i

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    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 t

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    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 remember the names of all k

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    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, y

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    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 sta

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    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 best.I liked it as I like everything I ha

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    375 Slaughterhouse Five The Children s Crusade A Duty Dance with Death, Kurt VonnegutSlaughterhouse Five, or The Children s Crusade A Duty Dance with Death 1969 is a science fiction infused anti war novel by Kurt Vonnegut about the World War II experiences and journeys through time of Billy Pilgrim, from his time as an American soldier and chaplain s assistant, to postwar and early years It is generally recognized as Vonnegut s most influential and popular work A central event is Pilgrim s surviving the Allies firebombing of Dresden as a prisoner of war This was an event in Vonnegut s own life, and the novel is considered semi autobiographical 2011 5 2011 1372 263 1380 1381 9646751490 1389 1939 1945 20 11 1922 11 2007 84 1950 2005 1945 1971 1979 2007 1952 1959 1961 1963 1965 1969 1973 1976 1979 1985 1987 1997 2005 1961 1967 1999 1999 2009 1971 1951 1999 25399

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    This book is an absolute masterpiece and it makes it clear in every single sentence I think it is best to go into it without knowing too much about the plot You just got to take it as it comes, so to say.Before reading, I was worried that I might have trouble with the writing style English i

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    Listen This reviewer is stuck in time He is unable to escape the narrow confines of the invisible, intangible machinery mercilessly directing his life from a beginning towards an end The walls surrounding him are dotted with windows looking out on darkened memories and foggy expectations, easing

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About the Author: Kurt Vonnegut

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