The Sirens of Titan
Publish date: 1975
Publisher: Coronet Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
I was one of those high school kids with zero direction in life. I picked classes based on factors such as likability of teacher, likelihood of cute girls in the class, and the way the class name sounded in my ear. This is how I ended up in a Contemporary Literature class my senior year. I was not y...
I really like Vonnegut's humor in this book. While this book has the trappings of science fiction, do not expect the type of hard sci fi as you might read from Asimov or Clarke. Currently my favorite Vonnegut book.
I've got many thoughts about this book, and I'm not sure I'm going to be able to adequately express half of them.For now, let's just say that it was better than it could have been at times, and more horrible than it ought to have been at others. Full review up later.
I'll start of by saying that I have read a number of Kurt Vonnegut books (five to be precise) and have a another one on my too read list (Player Piano) and of the five, three of them I have read twice (including this one) and of the remaining two, one I them I intend on reading again (Slaughterhouse...
“Rented a tent, a tent, a tent; Rented a tent, a tent, a tent. Rented a tent! Rented a tent! Rented a, rented a tent.” — Snare Drum on Mars”That is funny until it suddenly becomes creepy, to tell you why would be a spoiler though.The Sirens of Titan is great stuff, this should come as no surprise to...
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