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Kurt vonnegut,jr(1922 –2007) was an american writer his books include cat’s cradle, slaughterhouse-five,and breakfast of champions,which blend satire,gallows humor,and science fiction. Kurt vonnegut jr is a one of the most prominent satirical writers of our time he writes about the follies of men and society in his novels the sirens of titan, slaughterhouse-five, and. A man without a country by kurt vonnegut, 9780812977363, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide kurt vonnegut's black humor. Kurt vonnegut, an american cultural hero celebrated for his wry, loonily imaginative commentary on war, apocalypse, technology, materialism and other. Kurt vonnegut is one of the greatest american authors his science fiction and satirical novels are timeless filled with dark humor, vonnegut’s novels connected with the youth of the '60s.
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