Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of. Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons by Kurt Vonnegut Jr – book cover, description, publication history. Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons by Kurt Vonnegut, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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It isn’t a love symbol to me. Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons First edition. The afflictions marasmus and kwashiorkor began to spread further, with the absence of protein in the diet, and they were compounded by wamoeters of other gramfalloons epidemics and diarrhea. Dec 29, Jasmine Steffler rated it really liked it. This review will contain a lot of excerpts, because I can think of no better way to clue any of you uninitiated in to just how wonderfully this man writes.

If history is to be creative, to anticipate a possible future without denying the past, it should, I gonnegut, emphasize new possibilities by disclosing those hidden episodes of the past when, even if in brief flashes, people showed their ability to resist, to join together, occasionally to win.

What shows through so fma, so peremptorily though with a sly wink and a nod, a subtle Midwestern barb was more than his Americanism but rather the greatness of his humanism. This is actually a terrific little book about science fiction, life, war, peace and honesty. His take on our government then and since is simply chilling.


Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt VonnegutHardcover. Read, read, read and read again. A must-read for ALL Vonnegut fans.

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons : Opinions

Let’s at least end with another neat quote: What more could you want from a book? I haven’t read Vonnegut in almost a decade. When his first book, Player Pianowas published, he was surprised that reviewers referred to him as a “science fiction writer. The Nigeria-Biafra War was arguably the first fully televised conflict in history. Reading Vonnegut is like making your way through a literary funhouse — you don’t really know where you’re going and the rules, if any, are completely unknown to you.

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Good Lord we need this man back, now more than ever. I think that one of the regrettable things about living in the modern moment is that people seem to ape his hard, sarcastic, yet chillingly blase and snickering kyrt as the true voice of experience: I still have the check and my original copy of Cat’s Cradle.

Vonnegut’s interview for the Playboy magazine. One day they will be in charge, and then they can worry about saving the planet.


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What memories for mud to have! Kurt Vonnegut found himself moved by the war as well. I rather enjoyed the experience of reading it, particularly the interviews and speeches. He longs for community as he believes we all do, but he mourns the fact that we can never go back to folk societies, or in other words, societies who are entirely dependent on each of their members, and whose members are all working towards the same goals wampetwrs who all share the same knowledge.

Feb 23, Jennifer Haight rated it it was amazing.

Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons (Opinions) by Kurt Vonnegut (1974, Hardcover)

A People Betrayed will break your heart. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. As usual, the man leaves me with a big old smile on my face.

Hard to read but not for the reason you may think. Terrific collection of essays, speeches and interviews.

After twenty years at a greasy grind, I find that all my books are in print and selling steadily.