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God bless you, Mr Rosewater

Kurt Vonnegut

God bless you, Mr Rosewater

by Kurt Vonnegut

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Jonathan Cape, 1965.

StatementKurt Vonnegut.
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. ;
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22368926M
ISBN 100099842807

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is good, but pretty out there. The beginning is highly structured and organized, but the narrative soon spins off into myriad tangents. At times the writing is practically psychedelic. Imagine if the album The Worst of Jefferson Airplane were a book. The story is a bit of a magic carpet ride/5(). Bill Briscoe shared his copy of the book, Venus on the Half Shell. (a book written with approval by Kurt Vonnegut) by Kilgore Trout (pen name of Phillip Jose Farmer). The day’s discussion began with a question posed by Bill Briscoe – in reading God Bless you .

God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian, by Kurt Vonnegut, is a collection of short fictional interviews written by Vonnegut and first broadcast on title parodies that of Vonnegut's novel God Bless You, Mr. was published in book form in Synopsis. The premise of the collection is that Vonnegut employs Dr. Jack Kevorkian to give him near-death experiences, allowing Vonnegut Author: Kurt Vonnegut. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or, Pearls Before Swine Summary & Study Guide Kurt Vonnegut This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or, Pearls Before Swine.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is so imaginative in its use of oddity and humor that readers will recall the little jokes and Vonnegutisms long after the book has been put away. "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" is a comic masterpiece. Eliot Rosewater, drunk, volunteer fireman, and President of the fabulously rich Rosewater Foundation, is about to attempt a noble experiment with human nature with a little help from writer Kilgore Trout. The result is Vonnegut's funniest satire, an etched-in-acid portrayal of the greed, hypocrisy, and follies of the flesh we are all 3/5(49).


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