Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut audiobook

Slaughterhouse-Five

By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Read by James Franco

Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781511323901

  • ISBN: 9781511323901

Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

Finalist for the 1970 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Nominated for the 1969 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Slaughterhouse-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing 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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Vonnegut tells a story that’s impossible to put down. To make matters even better, the book gets star treatment from narrator Ethan Hawke, who immerses us in the author’s words. Hawke almost whispers his way through the text as if letting us in on a big secret, and he is marvelously effective. He uses impeccable diction and effective pauses to create an atmospheric world that gives the book an authentic otherworldly feel. By the end, Hawke has taken us on a journey that both illuminates the author’s words and reflects our understanding of them.” AudioFile
“It is very tough and very funny; it is sad and delightful; and it works.” New York Times
“Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., has written one of the major novels of the year…Haunting…irresistible reading…Poignant and hilarious, threaded with compassion and, behind everything, the cataract of a thundering moral statement.” Boston Globe

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Author

Author Bio: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Author Bio: Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Kurt Vonnegut (1922–2007) was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America’s attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as “a true artist” with Cat’s Cradle in 1963.

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Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English