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Breakfast of Champions - Kurt Vonnegut
Breakfast of Champions
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In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s  most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and... show more
In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s  most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385334204 (0385334206)
ASIN: 385334206
Publisher: Dell Publishing
Pages no: 302
Edition language: English
Category:
Humour, Politica
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
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4.0 Toni FGMAMTC's Reviews > Breakfast of Champions
This book is a crazy, seeming to head in all different directions. It covers a lot of social issues and much is about free will. It kind of makes fun of everything and is pretty 'out there' a lot. The way it is highlights how ridiculous things are in real life.
What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
3.0 Another journey with Kilgore Trout
As a huge fan of Vonnegut, I was looking forward to reading Breakfast of Champions as one of his most famous works beside Slaughterhouse Five. As always, he keeps his syntax and sentence structure fairly simple, which for me is a main component of the charm of his writing. Breakfast of Champions w...
Sheila's Reads
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1.0 BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS by Kurt Vonnegut
I hated this book. It made no sense. I have no idea what it was about. It is a literary Seinfeld.
Bloodorange
Bloodorange rated it
2.0 Breakfast of Champions
Why, oh why, did I choose to read this particular book?I think I wouldn't have finished it if not for the fact I was reading it for a group challenge (immature, I know). Also, I knew there exists a film adaptation of this, so I hoped that something by way of a plot would appear. And it did, albeit d...
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3.0 Review of Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut is a weird dude. This book is all but impossible to fit into a category of literature, but I suppose Science Fiction is as close as you can get. The book is basically the story of a few rather pathetic characters and their meandering lives working toward an intersection. Vonnegut pu...
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