Player Piano

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 30, 2009 - Fiction
625 Reviews

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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Loved all but the ending. - Goodreads
It seems that some dismiss him as a Sci Fi writer. - Goodreads
The premise of this book was interesting. - Goodreads
The pacing is fairly slow for most of the book. - Goodreads
Thank goodness Vonnegut stopped writing like this. - Goodreads
Totally different writing style than what I'm used to. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Andrew Stuckey - Goodreads

Although Vonnegut is one of my all-time favorite authors, I had low expectations for this novel. I'm not sure why. Partially it is because it is his first novel, which does show at times. He has not ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Kurt Vonnegut’s 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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