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Book 2: Slaughterhouse Five (Jan 18)

02. Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut (Jan 18)
I’d been meaning to read this one for a while, and so when I found it on sale and read by Ethan Hawke, I had to have it. 315 more words


slaughterhouse-five: understanding "so it goes"

Last time I posted, I spoke on a hyper-specific aspect of Slaughterhouse-Five; this time, I’m going to speak slightly more generally, about the now-iconic phrase “so it goes.” I think there’s a few different ways in can be interpreted, depending on the context. 990 more words


slaughterhouse-five: an ode to mrs. lot

“All this happened, more or less.”

Slaughterhouse-Five is an incredibly unique book. I’m actually having a really difficult time collecting my thoughts on it, because Vonnegut makes so many powerful points that I don’t even know where to begin. 719 more words


Currently Reading- Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five, written by Kurt Vonnegut, is ‘one of the world’s greatest anti-war books’. It follows the life and time travels of Billy Pilgrim, focusing on the horrific fire bombing of Dresden in the second world war. 130 more words

Currently Reading

A sense of voice? — Page count: 224

“So it goes.”

It’s a simple phrase.

Three words. A catchphrase, of sorts. Almost insignificant. And yet it perfectly demonstrates the magnificence of Vonnegut’s exceptional “writer’s voice.” 484 more words

Inspirational Writing Quote #22: Kurt Vonnegut

This week’s inspirational writing quote comes from famed author Kurt Vonnegut. Vonnegut was well known for his novel Slaughterhouse Five. 

Here is a lesson in creative writing.

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Kurt Vonnegut's "Timequake" Book Review - The Master's Final Novel

I finished reading Kurt Vonnegut’s Timequake. It is his final novel and was published in 1997. Compared to his two other books that I have read it’s better than… 373 more words