Welcome to the Monkey House: A Collection of Short Works

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Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1998 - Fiction - 331 pages
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Welcome to the Monkey House is a collection of Kurt Vonnegutís shorter works. Originally printed in publications as diverse as The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and The Atlantic Monthly, these superb stories share Vonnegutís audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision.

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The best intro to Vonnegut, loved every story. - Goodreads
Wow, what a great writer. - Goodreads
Hilarious. Easy to read, collection of short stories. - Goodreads
Surprising ending, that's what I like about Vonnegut. - Goodreads
Great, beautiful insights in each story. - Goodreads
Great introduction to Vonnegut. - Goodreads

Review: Welcome to the Monkey House

User Review  - Christine Laquer - Goodreads

Would give this one six stars if I could. Great, beautiful insights in each story. Sci fi touches highlight things we otherwise take for granted, but never cover over the real emotions of the stories. I actually, truly laughed and cried reading it this evening. Read full review

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User Review  - Phillip - Goodreads

"Who Am I This Time?" is probably my favorite story from this collection. They're pretty consistently entertaining with Vonnegut's characteristic "glimpse of the unattainable" showing up in many of them (all of them?). Read full review

About the author (1998)

Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him, in the words of The New York Times, as ďa true artistĒ with the publication of Cat's Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, ďone of the best living American writers.Ē Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.

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