Slaughterhouse 5

Billy Pilgrim returns home from the Second World War only to be kidnapped by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore, who teach him that time is an eternal present.

Slaughterhouse 5

Slaughterhouse 5

'The great, urgent, passionate American writer of our century, who offers us a model of the kind of compassionate thinking that might yet save us from ourselves.' George Saunders Prisoner of war, optometrist, time-traveller - these are the life roles of Billy Pilgrim, hero of this miraculously moving, bitter and funny story of innocence faced with apocalypse. Slaughterhouse Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centring on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden in the Second World War, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know. 'An extraordinary success. A book to read and reread. He is a true artist' New York Times Book Review

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Slaughterhouse 5
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Kurt Vonnegut
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Random House

'The great, urgent, passionate American writer of our century, who offers us a model of the kind of compassionate thinking that might yet save us from ourselves.' George Saunders Prisoner of war, optometrist, time-traveller - these are the life roles of Billy Pilgrim, hero of this miraculously moving, bitter and
Slaughterhouse-Five
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Kurt Vonnegut
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-11 - Publisher: Dial Press

A special fiftieth anniversary edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece, “a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century” (Time), featuring a new introduction by Kevin Powers, author of the National Book Award finalist The Yellow Birds Selected by the Modern Library as one of the
Slaughterhouse Five Or the Children's Crusade
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Kurt Vonnegut
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Dell Publishing Company

Billy Pilgrim survives capture by the Gemans in World War II, the Dresden bombings, and the struggle for financial success only to be kidnapped in a flying saucer and taken to the planet Tralfamadore.
Slaughterhouse-Five
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-12 - Publisher: Betascript Publishing

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death (1969) is an anti-war science fiction novel by Kurt Vonnegut about World War II experiences and journeys through time of a
Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-five
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Harold Bloom, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Presents a collection of critical essays about Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-five.

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