Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
„Liczyłem na to, że w swoich audycjach będę po prostu śmieszny, ale niełatwo jest być śmiesznym na tym świecie, gdzie tylu ludzi nie zdradza ochoty do śmiechu, nie zdradza ochoty do myślenia, a za to chętnie wierzy, szczerzy kły i nienawidzi” Tym razem Vonnegut (mój Vonnegut) nie porusza się po swo...
4 1/2One of my favorite Vonnegut novels. It's also an example of what he could do when he harnessed his imagination instead of letting it run wild. Not sure if that's a coincidence or cause and effect.
My Rating: 0.511.522.533.544.55 Bookshelves: read | satire | nazi-related | published-1961 | teh-brillianz | autumn-2012 Finished on Oct 20, 2012 Opted out of the full champagne afternoon - just the one glass and a surreptitious exit to have a brisk solitary walk with this - ...
This was a short audiobook and I think I read it before as well. I read a few Kurt Vonnegut books in high school, but I only distinctly remembered that I read Slaughterhouse Five and Cat's Cradle. Mother Night I wasn't sure about. The book is short but good. Depressing though, which I wasn't reall...
Again I'm gut-punched by Vonnegut. And my tremendous admiration for his writing is reaffirmed, for his simplistic and economical prose that makes his books such easy reads, so that the words slip right on in, and only later unfurl themselves to show their many sides and depths.
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