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Simply Human

People love quotes. Just think about it: anything you read, maybe its an article, or book, or even an instagram caption, but it most likely has a quote in it. 503 more words

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972, George Roy Hill)

When Slaughterhouse-Five is just about World War II, director Hill can handle it. He doesn’t understand the humor, but he can handle it. The script doesn’t understand its own humor, as screenwriter Stephen Geller tries to force his own sense of humor on the source material, but Hill just makes it worse. 862 more words

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut - Chosen by Phillip Nessfield

As other people writing for this blog have pointed out, it’s extremely difficult deciding what your favourite novel is. The best book I’ve ever read is… 853 more words

Slaughter House Five and PTSD

I read this book in the eighties. It was hyped as a work of genius for the three voices Kurt Vonnegut gave himself in the telling of it. 283 more words

Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) | Kurt Vonnegut Jr’s haunting anti-war satire – now on Blu-ray

Meet Billy Pilgrim (Michael Sacks) – who may or may not have come unstuck in time. During the Second World War, the young soldier is captured and sent to a German POW camp. 252 more words

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Book Review | Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five is one of those books that has been on my TBR every since I had a TBR. It’s a classic, on nearly every “must-read” list I’ve come across. 622 more words

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Shock and Awe in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five

In Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.’s Slaughterhouse-Five, or the Children’s Crusade, a soldier bounces through time, meets aliens, and relives points in his life, centering around Dresden, Germany, during his tour during the Second World War. 670 more words

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