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Book Review: Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death

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I will preface this review with the statement that I had already fallen in love with Vonnegut when I read The Sirens of Titan many years ago. Sirens inspired a favourite sort of story within a story (adapted into 2081) and contains a line that has continued to fascinate me as much as it perplexes me: “The worst thing that could possibly happen to anybody “ she said, “would be to not be used for anything by anybody”.

I wanted to put the above statements first before saying that I didn’t really like Slaughterhouse-Five.

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