Slaughterhouse-Five: A Novel

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar 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 fear most.

Praise for Slaughterhouse-Five

“Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement.”The Boston Globe

“Very tough and very funny . . . sad and delightful . . . very Vonnegut.”The New York Times

“Splendid art . . . a funny book at which you are not permitted to laugh, a sad book without tears.”Life
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Dial Press
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Published on
Aug 11, 2009
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Fiction / Literary
Fiction / Satire
Fiction / War & Military
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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