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Review: Slaughterhouse-5 - Kurt Vonnegut *****

“And I asked myself about the present:
how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.”

Kurt Vonnegut’s absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes unstuck in time after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. 480 more words


Slaughterhouse/Charnel house

Bought this book three years ago, much later than I heard this book (Slaughterhouse 5). I’ve read Vonnegut’s other books in translation, much earlier, but what only remains is “his attitude”, which later on I understood that it’s his black humour. 285 more words

Susan Sontag

Day 73, No. 73. Jon from Watchmen

HAIRCUT 100: Day 73, No. 73. Dr. Jonathan Osterman, the naked blue guy from the original Watchman by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons (1987), an academic transformed by accident into a post-Nietzschean Superman figure that explores the questions first raised by Moore in… 120 more words

Haircut 100

Like Glass.

my heart
was a total

Found in Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut.

"Books that change your life". A look at what that means and which books have shaped mine

In a recent blog post, “28 Books That Changed Your Life”  GoodReads shared the top picks that resulted from asking readers to:”name the books that prompted a positive change in your life.” The books they featured are shown to the left of this text. 1,051 more words

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TOP 5 WEDNESDAY: Books You Want to Read Before the End of the Year

Top 5 Wednesday is a great feature created by GingerReadsLainey and hosted by ThoughtsonTomes. To find out more about Top 5 Wednesday and the upcoming topics, check out… 334 more words


What I've Been Reading, August 2016

Whew. It’s been awhile since I did one of these, but here goes.

Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor – Lagoon is a book about Lagos, Nigeria, and what happens when aliens arrive there. 1,375 more words