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Kurt Vonnegut - Legend

I read Slaughter House 5 a long time ago when I was working out in Germany. In the days before ipod/phones I used to read on the tram and bus journeys to work. 429 more words


Kurt Vonnegut Kickstarter

I don’t know if this will have any effect at all, but here goes, anyway.

Kurt Vonnegut is one of the greatest writers who ever put ink to paper, but you probably knew that, as you’re looking at this. 270 more words


Book Review: Slaughterhouse 5

Slaughterhouse 5, by Kurt Vonnegut, is a story about memory, time travel and the futility of war. The author was a prisoner of war in Dresden when it was fire bombed by the allied forces in 1945 killing 135,000 people and devastating the city. 481 more words

Book Review

In Pursuit Of

‘No, you go on without me,’ Billy Pilgrim slumped against a sturdy wooden house, perfectly content to be a dead weight, as long as that dead weight wasn’t being carried by anyone. 910 more words


Vonnegut for Valentine's

Sickening, this Valentine’s Day fuss, eh? Not only are there ‘happy couples’ posting all those goddamn gifts and bouquets of flowers and candle lit dinners all over social media, but then you’re also confronted with your own internalised horror. 154 more words


“Well I know,” she said. “You’ll pretend you were men instead of babies, and you’ll be portrayed in the movies by Frank Sinatra and John Wayne or some of those other glamorous, war-loving, dirty old men.

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I love sinking my teeth into a good read, and the following are those I never fail to return to.

(I do own all the books, but these are my¬†favourite covers I’ve seen and I felt like sharing them with you) 158 more words