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Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughterhouse-Five
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Slaughterhouse-Five is the story of Billy Pilgrim, an ill-trained American soldier and his experience in World War IIWar is inevitable, and it is absurd. The main theme of the book focuses on this. Billy Pilgrim is a prisoner-of-war at the hands of the Germans. He is captured and put in a disused... show more
Slaughterhouse-Five is the story of Billy Pilgrim, an ill-trained American soldier and his experience in World War IIWar is inevitable, and it is absurd. The main theme of the book focuses on this. Billy Pilgrim is a prisoner-of-war at the hands of the Germans. He is captured and put in a disused slaughterhouse, which eventually proves to be a safe ‘shelter’ when his life
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780795302664 (0795302665)
Publisher: Rosetta Books LLC
Pages no: 275
Edition language: English
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Shiftyj1
Shiftyj1 rated it
5.0 Slaughterhouse-Five
I'm not sure how Vonnegut pulled this off. It was all over the fucking place. And it all worked. The whole time I was reading it, I had the feeling that I was reading something extraordinary. And I was.
BagEndBooks
BagEndBooks rated it
2.5 Confusing Book
2 1/2 stars. Kurt Vonnegut is undoubtedly a good writer. The trouble is, that I enjoyed the introduction where he was describing his own experiences much more than the bulk of the book where he told us Billy Pilgrim's story. Kurt himself is a more interesting person than Billy. Or maybe I just did...
LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it
3.0 Slachthuis vijf
Ik vond dit zo'n apart verhaal, en moeilijk om een review over te schrijven.Ik denk namelijk dat het een verhaal is over PTSD (al bestond dat in die tijd nog niet), door oorlogstrauma.En ik denk dat de Tralfamadoriens de Duitsers moeten voorstellen?Overigens werkte dat steeds terugkomende zinnetje '...
Cygan
Cygan rated it
3.0 Ból głowy
Panowie z kabaretu TEJ mówili w jednym skeczu: - Oglądałeś CZTERECH PANCERNYCH? - Gdybyśmy trzy takie czołgi mieli, to byśmy sobie sami tę wojnę wygrali. Był taki szczęśliwy czas, że zaprzestano wyświetlania tego serialu w TV przez zarzut przedstawiania fałszywego obrazu wojny. „Rzeźnia” w nie...
Xxertz
Xxertz rated it
2.0 Slaughterhouse-Five
BLUF: Pass on this classic.Um.. What?I’m not going to lie to you: I had to Google what makes this book so great. I still have no idea why it is popular. Maybe because it was a hit when it came out (for reasons unknown). Maybe it is because of the attempts to censor this book soon after. If you know,...
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