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Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade by Kurt Vonnegut
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Aug 28, 12

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Read from August 26 to 28, 2012

4.5

Kurt Vonnegut was a POW in Dresden during World War II. He only survived the allies’ bombing of Dresden because the Germans housed the American prisoners in a meat-locker in a building they called Slaughterhouse-Five. For years afterward, Vonnegut attempted to write a book about his experiences, and in 1969 he eventually produced Slaughterhouse-Five, a fictional biography of one of his fellow soldiers who he calls Billy Pilgrim. In the first chapter of Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut explains that his ... Read More: http://www.fantasyliterature.com/revi...
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