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Slapstick or Lonesome No More! - Kurt Vonnegut
Slapstick or Lonesome No More!
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Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies. But even the end of life-as-we-know-it is transformed by Kurt Vonnegut’s pen... show more
Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies. But even the end of life-as-we-know-it is transformed by Kurt Vonnegut’s pen into hilarious farce—a final slapstick that may be the Almighty’s joke on us all.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780385334235 (0385334230)
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
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philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
3.0 Slapstick or Lonesome No More!
Μια επίκαιρη σάτιρα για το πόσο μονήρης γίνεται η κοινωνική μας ζωή και πως η προκύπτουσα μοναξιά ταλανίζει τις επόμενες γενιές που την αντιμετωπίζουν. Σπάνια κι απολαυστικά αστείο και συνάμα ακανόνιστα λυπηρό, πανηγυρίζει την ιδιωτικότητα ενώ προσπαθεί να την αποφύγει.
Ana V.
Ana V. rated it
4.0 Slapstick or Lonesome No More!: A Novel
This has been one of the best books I've read for a while. Loved the humour and I kind of liked the subject, also, even though it's weird. I also liked the prologue very much. It's really worth reading!
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
2009 May 10A re-read. This was my first Vonnegut novel and it rocked my world. More than thirty years later, the impact is a little dulled, mostly by other Vonnegut works. In a foreword, he states that this is the closest thing a an autobiography he would ever right. And while I remembered most of t...
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