The Sirens Of Titan
Publish date: January 1970
Publisher: Dell Publishing Co.
Edition language: English
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'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...
When I first read the synopsis I assumed that this might be the first Vonnegut book that I wouldn't fall in love with. As I neared the middle of the book, it seemed as if my assumption was correct. Then the number of twists started to pile up and my mind quickly changed. The Sirens of Titan is easil...
Bardzo podoba mi się fantastyka lat 50. rodem z USA - śmieszna i tragiczna, opozycyjna do hurraoptymistycznego kosmicznego socjalizmu. Gdzie mieliśmy międzyplanetarny internacjonalizm z kagankiem oświaty niesionym obcym cywilizacjom. A przy okazji „międzycywilizacyjną” sprawiedliwość społeczną. Ju...
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