Kurt Vonnegut’s first novel spins the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a supercomputer and run completely by machines. Paul’s rebellion is vintage Vonnegut—wildly funny, deadly serious, and terrifyingly close to reality.
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Review: Player PianoUser Review - Sarah Goewey - Goodreads
Player Piano is Vonnegut's first novel, in which he skewers and roasts class inequality and all that is corporate. The prose is very different from his later stuff; well worth a read just to get an idea of the writer's development over time. Read full review
Review: Player PianoUser Review - Karin - Goodreads
Player Piano follows Paul Proteus, a manager at the Ilium Works, one of many factories that replaced human labor after the last world war. He dutifully attends corporate retreats and, nagged on by his ... Read full review