Author:Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

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Slapstick

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $289.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004095

Condition: New


This book is still in the original publishers shrinkwrap. Slapstick is often cited as being one of the finest novels of the twentieth century. Vonnegut's incredible gift for finding the farcical in even the most horrific situation is on full display here. The novel irreverently tackles the pain of human loneliness, mocks organized religion, and boldly criticizes marriage, love, patriotism, and the ruling class system. Truly, Vonnegut is the master of dark comedy! This volume is brand-new and has never been read. It is in as new condition. This beautiful book is bound in full-tooled leather wit... View more info

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Welcome to the Monkey House

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $289.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004853

Condition: New


This book is still in the original publishers shrinkwrap. This book is in As New condition and has never been read. The book was originally published in 1968 in response to the growing popularity of Vonnegut's books when they were released in paperback and introduced to a new generation. There are twenty-three stories and one essay contained in the book. The works were written for magazines as various as The Saturday Evening Post, Playboy, Fantasy and Science Fiction, and The Ladies Home Journal. They well display both the diversity and development of Kurt Vonnegut's prodigious talent. This be... View more info

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Galapagos

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $249.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004250

Condition: New


Just Reduced! This book is still in the original publishers shrinkwrap. From the author of Breakfast of Champions and Slaughterhouse Five, this beautiful Easton Press edition of Galapagos is in as new condition. Kurt Vonnegut is surely one of our most important living novelists and certainly one of the most funny and bizarre writers that has ever put pen to paper. Galapagos is set "one million years ago, back in 1986 A.D." It is a post-apocalyptic tale of humorous irony. Originally published in 1985, the book is a genealogical romp laced with oddball Darwinian references. It provides u... View more info

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Player Piano

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $289.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press:

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004847

Condition: New


Player Piano was Kurt Vennegut's first novel. It was originally published in 1952. Vonnegut had previously worked as a PR writer for General Electric's renowned Research Laboratory. There he saw the technology of the future, including computer controlled machines that would do work traditionally done by people. Player Piano draws extensively from his experiences at the Laboratory. Set in an America where the only people that have any purpose are the elite technocrats who control the computers which control everything else. It is the story of engineer Paul Proteus, who joins a rebellion of thos... View more info

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Bluebeard

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $249.00

Publisher: Norwalk CT, Easton Press: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004248

Condition: New


This book is still in the original publishers shrinkwrap. Bluebeard is Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel from 1985. It resurrects the character Rabo Karabekian from 'Breakfast of Champions". The novel exudes the multi-faceted wit and defiant literary style of this most creative writer. Thematically the book pokes fun at the modern concept of art-for-investment. It also characterizes humankind's penchant for the passionate creation and the systematic destruction of Love and Beauty. This beautiful book is bound in full-tooled gray leather with satin moiré endpapers, satin ribbon bookmark and 22... View more info

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Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More

By: Vonnegut, Jr., Kurt

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005426

Condition: Fine


Slapstick: Or Lonesome No More is often cited as being one of the finest novels of the twentieth century. Vonnegut's incredible gift for finding the farcical in even the most horrific situation is on full display here. This is the true First Edition and First Printing of this classic. The novel irreverently tackles the pain of human loneliness, mocks organized religion, and boldly criticizes marriage, love, patriotism, and the ruling class system. Truly, Vonnegut is the master of dark comedy! This volume is in Fine condition and very collectible as a Kurt Vonnegut True First. The book is bound... View more info