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  • Marvellous...the writing is pungent, the antics uproarious, the wit as sharp as a hypodermic needle

    Daily Telegraph
  • A laughing prophet of doom

    New York Times
  • Mr Vonnegut knows a great deal about what is probably the largest massacre in modern history - the fire-bombing of Dresden in 1945. Slaughterhouse Five is a reaction to the event by one of our most gifted and incisive novelists. A work of keen literary artistry

    Joseph Heller, author of 'Catch-22'
  • I came to this book later in life. I think it is, among other things, the loveliest, most delicate account of post-traumatic stress I've ever read — like the water that simply runs from the eyes of Billy Pilgrim.

    Elizabeth Strout, author of 'My Name is Lucy Barton'
  • of the writers who map our landscapes for us, who give names to the places we know best

    Doris Lessing

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