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Slaughterhouse-Five (1966) [Novel]
by Kurt Vonnegut Rating: Weighted - 8.2 / Average - 8.2 of 10 (199 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: 7 (show them) Review!

Summary :

Slaughterhouse-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

Original title: Slaughterhouse-Five or the Children's Crusade: A Duty Dance With Death
Original languages: English

Quotes: 2 (show them)

Genre: FictionHistoricalWorld War IIGeneral


  • For Mary O'Hare and Gerhard Müllef

Edition #1: Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five (1966)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement." The Boston Globe
  • "Vonnegut is George Orwell, Dr. Caligari and Flash Gordon compounded into one writer... A zany but moral mad scientist." Time
  • "Splendid art... A funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh, a sad book without tears." Wilfrid Sheed, Life
  • "Very tough and very funny... Sad and delightful... Very Vonnegut." The New York Times
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Slaughterhouse-Five (1999)

Publisher: Tandem
ISBN: 0808514571
Dimensions: 4.4 x 7.1 x 0.8 in

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Season of Ponies (1994)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Delacorte
ISBN: 0385312083
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8 x 1 in
Pages: 224

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Slaughterhouse-Five (1991)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0099800209
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.6 x 0.7 in
Pages: 176

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Slaughterhouse-Five (1991)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dell Publishing
ISBN: 0440180295
Dimensions: 4.1 x 6.6 x 0.9 in
Pages: 224

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Slaughterhouse-Five (1970)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Delta
ISBN: 0385289405

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