Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: While mortals sleep ISBN: 0099529068 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099529064 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 5300 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Set in trailers, bars and factories, Vonnegut conjures up a world where men and machines, art and artifice, fame and fortune become curiously twisted and characters pit their dreams and fears against a cruel and comically indifferent world.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Slaughterhouse 5 ISBN: 0099800209 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099800200 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 3900 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Centring on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden in the Second World War, Billy Pilgrim`s odyssey through time reflects the journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Breakfast of Champions ISBN: 0099842602 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099842606 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 6400 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: The author of "Slaughterhouse 5" and "Hocus Pocus" satirizes the horrors of plastic, disposable America with a mixture of cartoons and comic outbursts against rules and reason.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Kurt Vonnegut: Letters ISBN: 0099582945 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099582946 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 9080 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Peppered with insights, one-liners and missives to the likes of Norman Mailer, Gunter Grass and Bernard Malamud, the author is funny, wise and modest. As he himself said: `I am an American fad-of a slightly higher order than the hula hoop.` This title deals with these works.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Jailbird ISBN: 0099999005 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099999003 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 6050 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Pay attention please to the life of Walter F Starbuck. 1913, gave him the gift of life. 1970, gave him a job in the Nixon White House. 1975, sent him to prison for his part in the `Watergate` scandal. Now he is coming out of jail, into the brave new world of 1980s Manhattan. This title tells the story of his first twenty-four hours of freedom.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Slapstick ISBN: 0385334230 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385334235 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 7360 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Flying to a favorite uncle's funeral, a middle-aged Kurt Vonnegut daydreams of one-hundred-year-old Wilbur Oriole-11 Swain, pediatrician and past United States President, who wrote history's most popular child-rearing manual and sold the original Louisiana Purchase.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Hocus Pocus ISBN: 0425130215 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780425130216 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 4260 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Tarkington College, a small, exclusive college in upstate New York, is turned upside down when ten thousand prisoners from the maximum security prison across Lake Mahiga break out and head for the college.
These previously unpublished, beautifully rendered works of fiction are a testament to Kurt Vonnegut's unique blend of observation and imagination. Here are stories of men and machines, art and artifice, and how ideals of fortune, fame, and love take curious twists in ordinary lives. An ambitious builder of roads fritters away his free time with miniature trains--until the women in his life crash his fantasy land. Trapped in a stenography pool, a young dreamer receives a call from a robber on the run, who presents her with a strange proposition. A crusty newspaperman is forced onto a committee to judge Christmas displays--a job that leads him to a suspiciously ostentatious ex-con and then a miracle. Featuring a Foreword by Dave Eggers, While Mortals Sleep is a poignant reflection of our world as it is and as it could be. Includes the following stories: "Jenny" "The Epizootic" "Hundred-Dollar Kisses" "Guardian of the Person" "With His Hand on the Throttle" "Girl Pool" "Ruth" "While Mortals Sleep" "Out, Brief Candle" "Tango" "Bomar" "The Man Without No Kiddleys" "Mr. Z" "$10,000 a Year, Easy" "Money Talks" "The Humbugs" Praise for While Mortals Sleep "Immensely readable and thoroughly entertaining."--The Washington Post "Taut, concise . . . The stories set themselves up with neat swiftness, proceed at a clip, and shut down with equal speed, showing Vonnegut] honing his skills in structure and satire."--Los Angeles Times "A lovely reminder of the mischievous moral voice we lost when we lost Kurt Vonnegut."--San Francisco Chronicle "These stories were all good when they were written decades ago, but many strike me as great now. Never has the voice of Kurt Vonnegut, humanist and humorist, been more relevant."--The Seattle Times "There's something distinctly timeless about Vonnegut's vision."--Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Bluebeard ISBN: 038533351X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780385333511 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 7290 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: An old man recounts his past to a voluptuous widow, revealing man's compulsion to create and destroy what he loves....Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional biography of aging artist Rabo Karabekian--first introduced in Breakfast of Champions--who wants only to be left alone at his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked in his potato barn.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Galapagos ISBN: 0586090452 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780586090459 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 5640 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: The human survivors of the "nature cruise of the century", are quietly evolving into sleek, furry creatures with flippers and small brains. All other forms of humankind have ceased to exist, made redundant by their prized big brains. From the author of "Slaughterhouse 5".
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Cat`s Cradle ISBN: 0141189347 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141189345 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 5090 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Dr Felix Hoenikker is the inventor of `ice-nine`, a lethal chemical capable of freezing the planet. The search for its whereabouts leads to Hoenikker`s three ecentric children, to a crazed dictator in the Caribbean. Felix Hoenikker`s Death Wish comes true when his last, fatal gift to mankind brings about the end, that for all of us, is nigh.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: God bless you, mr.rosewater ISBN: 0099842807 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099842804 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 5780 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: A novel about people, their pleasures, pains and perversions, and money. It is a satire on insanity - a millionaire`s private lunacy, the inherited obsessions of a famous family and the collective madness that grips a whole nation. The author`s other novels include "Slaughterhouse 5".
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Armageddon in Retrospect ISBN: 0099524082 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099524083 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 4810 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: First published on the anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut's death, "Armageddon in Retrospect" is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and
peace. Imbued with Vonnegut's trademark rueful humour, the pieces range from a visceral nonfiction recollection of the destruction of Dresden during World War II - a piece that is as
timely today as it was then - to a painfully funny short story about three privates and their fantasies of the perfect first meal upon returning home from war, to a darker, more poignant story
about the impossibility of shielding our children from the temptations of violence. Also included in this title are Vonnegut's last speech as well as an assortment of his artwork, with an
introduction by the author's son, Mark Vonnegut.
"Armageddon in Retrospect" says as much about the times in which we live as it does about the genius of the writer.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Slaughterhouse-five ISBN: 0440180295 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440180296 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 3050 T Наличие на складе: Есть в Астане Описание: Billy Pilgrim survives capture by the Gemans in World War II, the Dresden bombings, and the struggle for financial success only to be kidnapped in a flying saucer and taken to the planet Tralfamadore.
Автор: Vonnegut Kurt Название: Cat`s cradle HB ISBN: 0575081953 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780575081956 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 3580 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: One of America`s greatest writers gives us his unique perspective on our fears of nuclear annihilation
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