Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Slaughterhouse Five

Category:     Satire/Fantasy/Science Fiction     

Author:     Kurt Vonnegut

Summary:  Billy Pilgrim is a man who becomes unstuck in time after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. In a plot-scrambling display of virtuosity, we follow Pilgrim simultaneously through all phases of his life, concentrating on his shattering experience as an American prisoner of war who witnesses the firebombing of Dresden.

1 Comments:

At 10:29 PM, Blogger Mrs.Paswaters said...

This novel has plenty of information to analyze and would be an excellent choice for ALIS, particularly if you enjoy wartime novels.

 

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