Galapagos: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Aug 11, 2009 - Fiction - 234 pages
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Galápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D. 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands are about to become the progenitors of a brave, new, and totally different human race. In this inimitable novel, America’s master satirist looks at our world and shows us all that is sadly, madly awry–and all that is worth saving.
  

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An outstandingly amusing and light-hearted yarn. - Goodreads
I am still quite confused by the ending. - Goodreads
Vonnegut is an amazing writer. - Goodreads
Again, only Vonnegut could think of such a plot. - Goodreads
excellent portrayal of what Could happen - Goodreads
One of the best endings to aa book ever. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Will Holcomb - Goodreads

I've heard great things bout this book. I kept reading and reading to get to the good stuff and I reached the end. There was some interesting quotes and I respect the uniqueness of the book and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Morgan Wood - Goodreads

While Vonnegut expresses his characteristic existential cynicism he fails to keep the audience interested in the book itself. I have on more than one occasion caught myself dozing off while trying to ... Read full review

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Kurt Vonnegut’s black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America’s attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as “a true artist” (The New York Times) with Cat’s Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, “one of the best living American writers.” Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.

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