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Slaughterhouse-Five, A Gloriously Mundane Work of Art

This is a book that I read because I determined it was my duty to have done so. Having now completed it, I am glad to have consumed it, although I’ll be perfectly honest with you: I still don’t know how to feel about it. 575 more words

Mini-Review Round Up: WWII edition

Back in May 2014 I had a short but intense World War II phase. Most of things I read and watched were set during that period and I researched it a ton. 624 more words

Book Blogging

Blue and Ivory

“But you’re right: each clump of symbols is a brief, urgent message – describing a situation, a scene. We Tralfamadorians read them all at once, not one after the other. 895 more words


The Marketeers Club: Performing Ritual Tsundoku

Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP who organizes her bookshelves by color.

Words in English can have multiple meanings or implications. It’s concise, which makes it the world’s business language. 979 more words


Except the birds ~

“…because there is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre. Everybody is supposed to be dead, to never say anything or want anything ever again. Everything is supposed to be very quiet after… 13 more words


Something Undeniable And Nontrivial Happens

I began to understand art as a kind of black box the reader enters,” Saunders wrote in an essay on Vonnegut. “He enters in one state of mind and exits in another. 99 more words



Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

People aren’t supposed to look back. I’m certainly not going to do it anymore.

I have read this book because of a recommendation of a friend.

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