Kurt Vonnegut was an American writer, who had a flourishing career as a writer/ novelists that spanned for over 50 years. He published 14 x novels, 3 x short story collections, 5 x nonfiction books and 5 x plays as well. A few of his collections were published after his death. He is known for his work that inspired a lot of newbies and some veteran reading enthusiasts as well.
The Slaughterhouse-Five was a breakthrough novel in the career of Kurt Vonnegut. If you are already a fan of Kurt then the other recommended books written by the author are The Sirens of Titan and Breakfast of Champions.
James Franco is the voice behind the audio version of this novel. His performance was top-notch and the audience loved him especially for his easy accent and great expression.
Pilgrim traumatized by Dresden’s bombing drifts through all the events. The history is sometimes a witness and the other times, deeply implicated. The novel is surrounded by the usual long cast for which Vonnegut is mainly known for.
The unstuck kind of nature of the experiences associated with Pilgrim may setup for an early novelistic employ of what we know as post-traumatic stress disorder. The aliens of Pilgrim might just be as real as how Dresden actually is real to him.
After its release, the novel became the best-selling one in New York Times. The author was given a lot of awards and recognitions all around for his novel. It stood as the finalist of the National Book Award. He was also invited several times to give lectures and speeches, which was all just because of his brilliance in Slaughterhouse-Five as its author.
Slaughterhouse-Five By Kurt Vonnegut