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God Bless You, Mr Rosewater - Kurt Vonnegut
God Bless You, Mr Rosewater
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Eliot Rosewater is tortured by a fabulous inheritance he feels he does not deserve, so he devotes himself to drink, and to a life serving the dull, the ugly, the irrelevant and the useless. This is a novel about the pleasures, pains and perversions of people and money. It is the story of a... show more
Eliot Rosewater is tortured by a fabulous inheritance he feels he does not deserve, so he devotes himself to drink, and to a life serving the dull, the ugly, the irrelevant and the useless. This is a novel about the pleasures, pains and perversions of people and money. It is the story of a millionaire's lunacy, the obsessions of a famous family and the collective madness of a nation.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781407086989 (1407086987)
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Cygan
Cygan rated it
3.0 RÓBMY SWOJE
To jest właśnie jeden z problemów tego kraju – powiedział senator patrząc na dezodorant – ci specjaliści od reklamy sprawili, że wszyscy bardziej przejmujemy się swoimi pachami niż Rosją, Chinami i Kubą razem wziętymi. Marek Oramus napisał kiedyś, że bohaterem wszystkich książek Vonneguta jest Życ...
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
Kind of strange/interesting reading an old Vonnegut today. Some of what was so jarring thirty years ago is mainstream today. Still, somethings never change and Vonnegut's satire is as brilliant today as when it was written.
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 Lawyers and money
There are a number of Vonnegut books that I wish to read again, but this is not one of them. It is not because it is a bad book, or badly written, but that it is somewhat to what I expect from him. I somehow enjoy the irony of how a science-fiction writer casts his main characters as failed science-...
Mój blog
Mój blog rated it
4.0 Niech pana Bóg błogosławi, panie Rosewater, czyli perły przed wieprze
Eliot Rosewater urodził się bogaty. Zapobiegliwość jego przodków, usunęła z jego drogi wszelkie materialne troski. Ich dewizą było: "Zagarniaj więcej, niż ci potrzeba, bo inaczej nie dostaniesz nic". Eliot od dzieciństwa uwielbiał towarzystwo strażaków. Kiedy więc w czasie działań wojennych Drugiej...
Matthew Bogarts reading history.
Matthew Bogarts reading history. rated it
4.0 God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
Wonderful, concise fable about the separation of the classes, and the differences and similarities between kindness and madness.
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