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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.
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 4 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 5 days ago by Robert H. Buckley
Not one of Vonnie's best. You won't be missing anything with this one.Published 9 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 11 days ago by uneedabiscuit
Disappointed in the wandering of the plot and descriptions of events, geography etc, References to poetry and phrases from old authors were the saving graces of this book, composed... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Frank Lemkey
Vonnegut seems to have lost some of the subtlety that made his earlier books so charming, but this is still a fun read.Published 18 days ago by Rebecca Miller
Here i thought I had read all of Vonnegut's books, but no - this one had escaped me. Other reviewers have summarized the plot; suffice it to say that I loved it, and if you... Read morePublished 26 days ago by David B. Karpf
If this is the first time you've ever read Kurt you'll love it.
If you've read just about everything he's ever written...it's probably
not one of his best.