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Hocus Pocus - Kurt Vonnegut
Hocus Pocus
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From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse. It's "Vonnegut's best novel in years-funny and prophetic...something special." (The Nation) show more
From the author of Timequake, this "irresistible" novel (Cleveland Plain Dealer) tells the story of Eugene Debs Hartke-Vietnam veteran, jazz pianist, college professor, and prognosticator of the apocalypse. It's "Vonnegut's best novel in years-funny and prophetic...something special." (The Nation)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425161296 (0425161293)
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it
4.0 Hocus Pocus
I can't say that this is one of Kurt Vonnegut's best works. To be honest, it's rather more depressing than many of his other novels - and they're a rather depressing lot anyway! Unlike his Bluebeard, though, this book lacks a deeply moving and somehow uplifting ending. It lacks a sense of resolution...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it
4.0 Hocus Pocus
I can't say that this is one of Kurt Vonnegut's best works. To be honest, it's rather more depressing than many of his other novels - and they're a rather depressing lot anyway! Unlike his Bluebeard, though, this book lacks a deeply moving and somehow uplifting ending. It lacks a sense of resolution...
Book Punks on BookLikes
Book Punks on BookLikes rated it
4.0
One of Vonnegut's best. Delightful.
Book Trauma
Book Trauma rated it
3.0
I wasn't quite as enamoured with this Vonnegut tale as I have been with his others. I know he likes to jump back and forth in different time periods of his main character and I usually find it works well. This time there far too many too fast and I found myself quite disoriented. The subject matter ...
Oh oh oh
Oh oh oh rated it
3.0 Hocus Pocus
purchased this at a used book store in burlington and hurled it into a ditch the day after finishing it at the thought that i was then lugging its found-out-secrets straight up a 30-degree incline on my bicycle. gloriously angry, but a little too angry to be "great". fun, though!
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