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Let's Get Literal - Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

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Progress: 41/100Title: Slaughterhouse-Five
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Year: 1969
Country: USA

Right, so I ended up for a completely different book after finishing  450 more words

In Progress

Life in four dimensions

Yesterday, I happened to stumble across a review that the pianist Glenn Gould gave to the film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five. Gould had performed on the soundtrack of George Roy Hill’s movie—which I haven’t seen—but he had mixed feelings about both the result and its source material, and he wasn’t shy about expressing them in public: 1,154 more words


Slaughterhouse-Five: Kurt Vonnegut #TBR

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. 370 more words


January Book Chat

Fahrenheit 451- Ray Bradbury

I really enjoyed this book. I thought it was well written and well plotted. I really liked how Bradbury questioned the worth of technological advancements and how governments use them to essentially brainwash the public. 1,059 more words

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K2 Commentary: The Shape of a Story

In K2: Outside Reality Faith follows the Biggest Bird into the Mountain. The Biggest Bird escorts Faith beyond the bounds of reality as we know it and tells her to jump into a specific moment. 822 more words


New Work and Inspiration From Another Time

Several years ago I’d started work on a brand-new novel and shelved it to work Do The Dead Dream? I’ve since picked it up and begun re/working it. 978 more words

To Be Human

Spring Forward, Fall Back Down

Spring forward, fall back down…”

I know, I know: it couldn’t be much more wintry in New England.

It’s a balmy -6 degrees, enhanced by an order of magnitude for those who dally with windchill.  572 more words

Love And Loss