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Slapstick
Slapstick
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today's follies. But even the end of life-as-we-know-it is transformed by Vonnegut's pen into hilarious farce -- a final slapstic...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780440180098
ISBN-10: 0440180090
Publication Date: 1/2/1992
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 1
"Brilliant...bizarre...entertaining"
-From back cover

How true! This book is the most bizarre Vonnegut book I have read thus far and I loved it!
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Make note of the sub-plot involving the Chinese. How did Vonnegut see so clearly into today?

All-in-all, a fine book. Can be read fast and light, or scoured for depth. This one should be taught in schools as often as Slaughterhouse Five
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I have read this many times and have always loved it.
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Classic Vonnegut-loved it.


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