Format: mass market paperback
Publisher: Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
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...
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