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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.
KVJ was a great philosopher and this book takes a good look at humanity and how our big brains keep causing trouble. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Krister Rollins
A different, darkly humorous, but spell binding look into the future, a million years after 1996. Vonnegut tells this imaginary tale through the eyes of a ghost; a tale of how the... Read morePublished 28 days ago by John Yuill
A great read to take along on any trip, especially one to the Galapagos!Published 1 month ago by Mary Ann Brownstein
Interesting novel. Vonnegut fans of course will love it. Others probably won't get it.Published 1 month ago by mars198
Definitely NOT Kurt's best effort. I highly recommend HOCUS POCUS. GALAPAGOS is slow slow slow to start... Read morePublished 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Robert H. Buckley