Slaughterhouse-Five
Genres
Philosophy
Speculative fiction
War novel
Black comedy
Fiction
Time travel
Science Fiction
First Published
1969
Subjects
Literary
American science fiction
Classics
Prisoner of war
World War II
Original Language
English Language
Author
Kurt Vonnegut
Category
Book

Slaughterhouse-Five

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death is a satirical novel by Kurt Vonnegut about World War II experiences and journeys through time of a soldier named Billy Pilgrim. It is generally recognized as Vonnegut's most influential and popular work. Vonnegut's use of the firebombing of Dresden as a central event makes the novel semi-autobiographical, as he was present during the bombing. ... more on Wikipedia

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