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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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Nov 28, R. I loved this book because I love Kurt Vonnegut and reading his opinions made me feel closer to him as a person, which may sound weird, but I really admire him.

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The argumentative arrangement of his political speeches approach the non-sequitur, and are articulated in a “wise” voicing that must be a deliberate choice of the author. I know what they want. This was a nice little assortment of non-fiction pieces by Kurt Vonnegut. I have to say, Vonnegut’s perspective on the world is refreshing and agreeable.

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One story on Biafra was particularly touching; another a SciFi story on prolonged life was particularly frightening. A “wampeter” is an object around which the lives of many otherwise unrelated people may revolve.

Feb 27, Tyler Jones rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. People who bought this also bought. Bodies lay rotting under the hot sun by the roadside, and the flapping wings of scavengers could be seen circling, waiting, watching patiently nearby. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.


He foms Isaac Asimov’s perception that there are three stages to science fiction: Vonnegut, who was an instructor at one of these schools, states the obvious “You can’t teach people to write well.

And now I really do want to read several of his other works which have been sitting on my shelf for thirty odd years… I feel hranfalloons unimportant compared to You. Unca Kurt knew full well in something that whatever it was we were designing our society for, it wasn’t each other, let alone ourselves. So unpredictable is Vonnegut that when he wrote a chapter on his experience living in Biafra, I thought he had made up a country to make some human-interest point.

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I really liked the story “Fortitude” because it was a story about the evils of technology at least, that’s how I read it and how people succumb to it without realizing that it’s happening.

He attributed his unadorned writing style to his reporting work.

Skip to main content. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Read, read, read and read again. The Holy Grail would be a case in point. More the fool me.

Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons

Nov 12, wally rated it liked it Shelves: Vonnegut introduces the book with an explanation: The landscape was filled by an increasing number of those avian prognosticators of death as the famine worsened and the death toll mounted: Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.


An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, wampeyers is a He put the ‘deeply serious’ back in the middle of the ‘hilarious dark humor’ trope we’ve seen flogged to death over and over again in ane culture.

Debs and a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union. Among the topics discussed are the Vietnam War, the Biafran tragedy, and the presidential campaign ofparticularly relevant in this election year and amazingly timely and prescient.

Sigmund Freud admitted that he did not know what women wanted. This collection represents something of where Vonnegut came from and what he believed in, much I like Kurt Vonnegut not only for his humorous and imaginative novels and short stories but also for his politics, his values.

It was written about and commented on by the talking heads of the day. This item doesn’t belong on this page.