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What up, yo? Our main literary peep, Sparky Sweets, returns to get real with Kurt Vonnegut’s irreverent anti-war joint, Slaughterhouse 5.
Kurt Vonnegut, the genius behind Slaughterhouse 5, is a strange and brilliant cat, who authored great, hypocritical lyrical bombs such as “All persons, living and dead, are purely coincidental” and an Editorial fave, “Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.”
His books are no different.
Hilarious, but vast moments of noodle-scratching oblivion remain, and Slaughterhouse 5 is no exception. A time travelling optometrist, teapot thievery, alien zoos, World War II. On the surface, it makes no sense whatsoever.
However, we hit the celly of our literary sage, S Sweets PhD, to dig deeper.