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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut

I recommend hearing it as an audiobook

Kurt Vonnegut
I could add to the volumes of literary criticism that fills the reviews of Slaughterhouse Five, but what's the point of that?

Rather, I will recommend that you hear the book as an audiobook - the book's a stream of consciousness, disjointed approach works very well on tape. The reader shifts from one scene to another as easily as Billy Pilgrim does. The version I heard was not the one available here. Mine was narrated by Jose Ferrer and he did a wonderful job. Too bad Ferrer has passed on.

So it goes.

I rate this book 5 stars out of 5 and it can be found on Amazon.com here: Slaughterhouse Five

Reviewed on February 3, 2005

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