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Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade : a duty-dance with death

Slaughterhouse-five, or, the children's crusade : a duty-dance with death

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: New York, New York : Dell Publishing, [1991] ©1969
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Billy Pilgrim, an American soldier captured by the Germans, witnesses firebombing and destruction in Dresden. Launched in November, Dell's Kurt Vonnegut reissue program continues with one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: War stories
Historical fiction
War fiction
Science fiction
Satirical literature
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN: 0440180295 9780440180296 0812417755 9780812417753 1439501637 9781439501634 0808514571 9780808514572 0329058053 9780329058050 0606049134 9780606049139
OCLC Number: 25219490
Notes: Laurel book
Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, 1969.
Description: 215 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Slaughterhouse-five
Slaughter house five
Slaughter house 5
Children's crusade
Duty-dance with death
Responsibility: by Kurt Vonnegut.


He is a true artist' New York Times Book ReviewBilly Pilgrim - hapless barber's assistant, successful optometrist, alien abductee, senile widower and soldier - has become unstuck in time.  Read more...


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Marvellous...the writing is pungent, the antics uproarious, the humour suitably black, the wit sharp as a hypodermic * Daily Telegraph * Mr Vonnegut knows a great deal about what is probably the Read more...

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