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- Latest Review: "The Broken Gift" by Daniel friedmann
I am slowly making my way through Vonnegut's genius!
Latest Review: "The Broken Gift" by Daniel friedmann
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- Favorite Author: Jane Austen
- Favorite Book: Pride and Prejudice+ The Notebook
- Currently Reading: too many to count
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I was always wondering what the deal was with Kurt Vonnegut? Everyone I know loves his books, but I don't see how great he is. I guess I will have to start reading his books again.... any particular one I should start with?
"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." -Maud Casey
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- Favorite Author: Gabriel. G. Marquez
- Favorite Book: One Hundred Years of Solitude
- Currently Reading: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
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- Reviewer Page: onlinebookclub.org/reviews/by-himmelslicht.html
I've only read Slaughterhouse-5 and it was a really great book. His humouros, acidic and sarcastic narrative flow nicely along the crazy happenings in the book.
"Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world."
- Gustave Flaubert
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- Joined: 21 Jul 2015, 07:02
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He is one of my favorite authors. I just really like his sense of humor and outlook on life. If you are unsure what books of his to read, he actually graded his own works. (simple google search) So at least you can see from his perspective which ones he thought were worth reading. I personally loved Cat's Cradle. Also check out "We are what we pretend to be" his first and last works. It is cool to compare the two and see how he has evolved as a writer.
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- Favorite Author: George Orwell
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- Latest Review: "The Yoke" by Darrell Dunham
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Hahaha I never knew he graded his own works. That's hysterical, yet I'm not surprised.
Latest Review: "The Yoke" by Darrell Dunham
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- Latest Review: The Expansion by Christoph Martin
I don't think you need to read them in order. He is very different and you have to open your mind.