Player Piano

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 30, 2009 - Fiction - 352 pages
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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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For his first book in 1952 Kurt Vonnegut made an entry in a long string of dystopian novels stretching back to (where else) Eugene Zamyatin's 1921 classic We. It's not the best entry. The We Lineage ... Read full review

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This one stayed with me for awhile.... Who am I fooling?, it's with me still. Vonnegut wrote an amazing first novel about the dangers inherent and dehumanizing in a rapidly accelerating technological ... Read full review

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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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