Kurt Vonnegut

Player Piano

Sprache: Englisch.
kartoniert, 352 Seiten
ISBN 0385333781
EAN 9780385333788
Veröffentlicht Januar 1999
Verlag/Hersteller DELTA

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Beschreibung

"A funny, savage appraisal of a totally automated American society of the future."-San Francisco Chronicle
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.
Praise for Player Piano
"An exuberant, crackling style . . . Vonnegut is a black humorist, fantasist and satirist, a man disposed to deep and comic reflection on the human dilemma."-Life
"His black logic . . . gives us something to laugh about and much to fear."-The New York Times Book Review

Portrait

Kurt Vonnegut's 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.