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After reading quite a few Vonneguts, I have to say most of them are great, but this one's the best.
Unfortunately, I found it repetitive, slow and lacking the depth of character, plot and imagination demonstrated in many of his other works.
I could not even finish this book although I read it about halfway through just hoping that it would start making sense.
A great read to take along on any trip, especially one to the Galapagos!Published 4 days ago by Mary Ann Brownstein
Interesting novel. Vonnegut fans of course will love it. Others probably won't get it.Published 6 days ago by mars198
Definitely NOT Kurt's best effort. I highly recommend HOCUS POCUS. GALAPAGOS is slow slow slow to start... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Jeff
I've been on a Vonnegut binge lately, and Galapagos is my second favorite after Slaughterhouse 5. Like other Vonnegut stories, Galapagos takes the reader on an unpredictable,... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Craig Finley
This is the first Kurt Vonnegut book I have read and thus I was not prepared for his style of writing. It was not to my taste.Published 14 days ago by Butch
I think I might have outgrown Vonnegut his rambling style got tedious. Or maybe it is just this book written from the prospective of a ghost with a time span of a million years. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Ani-Mae
Kicking and screaming, I finally understood Vonnegut and became a big fan. I think he must have been a very nice man. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Robert H. Buckley
Not one of Vonnie's best. You won't be missing anything with this one.Published 26 days ago by Lawrence S. Green
I read this book more for getting my Vonnegut fix than for interest in the subject. That said, his inimitable rambling yet repetitive jargon hypnotized me once more. Read morePublished 27 days ago by uneedabiscuit