Slaughterhouse-Five: Or the Children's Crusade, a Duty Dance with Death (25th Anniversary) (Hardcover)

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Slaughterhouse-Five is one ofthe world's great anti-war books. Centering on theinfamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim'sodyssey through time reflects the mythic journeyof our own fractured lives as we search for meaningin what we are afraid to know.

About the Author


Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as "a true artist" with Cat's Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, "one of the best living American writers. Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007."

Praise For…


“Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement.”—Boston Globe

Very tough and very funny . . . sad and delightful . . . very Vonnegut.”—New York Times

“Splendid art . . . a funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh, a sad book without tears.”—Life

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385312080
ISBN-10: 0385312083
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Publication Date: February 1st, 1994
Pages: 224
Language: English