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Timequake - Kurt Vonnegut
Timequake
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There's been a timequake. And everyone—even you—must live the decade between February 17, 1991 and February 17, 2001 over again. The trick is that we all have to do exactly the same things as we did the first time—minute by minute, hour by hour, year by year, betting on the wrong horse again,... show more
There's been a timequake. And everyone—even you—must live the decade between February 17, 1991 and February 17, 2001 over again. The trick is that we all have to do exactly the same things as we did the first time—minute by minute, hour by hour, year by year, betting on the wrong horse again, marrying the wrong person again. Why? You'll have to ask the old science fiction writer, Kilgore Trout. This was all his idea.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425164341 (0425164349)
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
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What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
5.0 Timequake!
Timequake just happened to me. I was neither planning on reading it, nor did I even buy it on purpose. I had to order a book for work and in order to not having to pay for any shipment, it was cheaper for me to just order another book, so that you exceed a certain amount and the delivery is for fr...
Book Sand Worm
Book Sand Worm rated it
4.0 Book Review: Timequake by Kurt Vonnegut
The Basics In 2001, a timequake hits, which means everyone in the world must relive the last ten years of their life. They can’t change anything, and they have no free will. Though according to Kilgore Trout, that might not be different than things usually are. My Thoughts This is a very polar...
The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
2.5 Kurt Vonnegut - Timequake
A witty collection of aphorisms somewhat telling the story of an aborted novel.Still, it's a book by Vonnegut. Which means good stuff.Enjoyable to read and with the odd gem of humour even though at the end of the day 'Timequake' gets rather pointless. Ting-a-ling!
elisas8
elisas8 rated it
3.0 Timequake
2.5 stars. this is my first vonnegut, and maybe it's unfortunate that i started with the last of his novels to be written. i don't know. this was definitely some of the things i was expecting it to be (quirky, unusual, irreverent - at times - ) and not some of the things i was expecting it to be ...
The Word Warehouse
The Word Warehouse rated it
3.0
Kurt's last novel. Although disjointed in spots it still conveys his ability to put bitter coating on sweet pills. There's a hilarious anecdote about a letter he wrote to his uncle at the end. And in this book he's the only writer I've ever seen use the phrase "hoist by his own petard" in a sentence...
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