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Vonnegut, King, Rushdie, and the Art of the Opening Line

Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five, widely considered a literary classic, starts with a simple sentence:

“All this happened, more or less.”

Isn’t that an amazing first line? 398 more words


The Book Edit | October, 17

Non sono stata bravissima in Ottobre: avevo in previsione di leggere tutt’altro e molto ,ma da quando mi sono trasferita a Milano – cioè dall’inizio del mese – i viaggi sui mezzi pubblici si sono ridotti di un’ora e quaranta al mattino e un’ora e quaranta la sera ( 633 more words

The Book Edit

Rumors Surface About Cat's Cradle Adaptation

Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle takes on a plethora of deep topics, from religion to atomic bombs. It’s an incredible book, which is being adapted into a mini-series by the makers of… 315 more words

Center: A snapshot

The day began just hours after the previous had ended.

The herald of the morning, as usual, was Taylor Swift, and my phone buzzed along with her. 2,149 more words

'Slaughterhouse-Five, or Children's Crusade' by Kurt Vonnegut

The letter said that they were two feet high, and green, and shaped like plumber’s friends. Their suction cups were on the ground, and their shafts, which were extremely flexible, usually pointed to the sky. 325 more words


Book Review: Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five opens with the author deciding how to write his story. This story has no strong beginning or end, but this is appropriate given the context. 55 more words