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Breakfast of Champions

V. I. Warshawski Series, Book 15
Verfasser: Suche nach diesem Verfasser vonnegut, Kurt
Verfasserangabe: Kurt Vonnegut
Jahr: 2002
Verlag: RosettaBooks
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Breakfast of Champions (1973) provides frantic, scattershot satire and a collage of Vonnegut's obsessions. His recurring cast of characters and American landscape was perhaps the most controversial of his canon; it was felt by many at the time to be a disappointing successor to Slaughterhouse-Five, which had made Vonnegut's literary reputation.The core of the novel is Kilgore Trout, a familiar character very deliberately modeled on the science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985), a fact which Vonnegut conceded frequently in interviews and which was based upon his own occasional relationship with Sturgeon. Here Kilgore Trout is an itinerant wandering from one science fiction convention to another; he intersects with the protagonist, Dwayne Hoover (one of Vonnegut's typically boosterish, lost and stupid mid-American characters) and their intersection is the excuse for the evocation of many others, familiar and unfamiliar, dredged from Vonnegut's...

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Verfasserangabe: Kurt Vonnegut
Jahr: 2002
Verlag: RosettaBooks
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ISBN: 978-0-7953-1195-6
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Sprache: en
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