Canary in a Cat House
"Canary in a Cathouse" is a collection of twelve short stories by Kurt Vonnegut which was first published in 1961. Contents: Report on the Barnhouse Effect All The Kings Horses D.P. The Manned Missiles The Euphio Question More Stately Mansions The Foster Portfolio Deer in the Works Hal Irwin’s... show more
"Canary in a Cathouse" is a collection of twelve short stories by Kurt Vonnegut which was first published in 1961. Contents: Report on the Barnhouse Effect All The Kings Horses D.P. The Manned Missiles The Euphio Question More Stately Mansions The Foster Portfolio Deer in the Works Hal Irwin’s Magic Lamp Tom Edison’s Shaggy Dog Unready To Wear Tomorrow and Tomorrow Fuji Books' edition of "Canary In A Cat House" contains supplementary texts: 2 B R 0 2 B, By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Big Trip Up Yonder, By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. A Few Selected Quotes Of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Publish date: December 1st 1991
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
TITLE: Cat's Cradle AUTHOR: Kurt Vonnegut _____________________________ DESCRIPTION: "With his trademark dry wit, Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle is an inventive science fiction satire that preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon - and, worse still, surviving it. This Penguin Modern Class...
John, who starts off researching what family members of the makers of the atomic bomb were doing on the day when Hiroshima was bombed, but soon gets caught up in a minor mystery that involves the children of physicist Felix Hoenikker. Add in a calypso singer’s personal theology, the odd substance ca...
Very easy read with a different take on how to end the world as we know it.
"Nothing in this book is true." I guess, this must be my favorite first sentence of all time! Cat’s Cradle is supposed to be a book about the day, on which the world ended, but in fact it is a book about many things – the atomic bomb, science, humans, dictatorship, fear, history, power, death, lov...
This is a short book with extremely short chapters. My Kindle edition listed the book as 288 pages, and there were 127 chapters contained within those pages. It was a fast-paced read, and it held my attention well. I also really liked the metaphorical title, although I’m not going to explain it i...