Slaughterhouse-Five

Written byKurt Vonnegut Jr.

Published in

About "Slaughterhouse-Five"

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time, Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world's great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we fear most.


Genres
  • Classics
  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • War
  • Historical Fiction
  • Literature
  • Novels
  • Time Travel
  • American
  • Fantasy
awards
  • Hugo Award Nominee for Best SF Novel (1970)
  • Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (1969)
  • National Book Award Finalist for Fiction (1970)
  • Chicago Publishers' Award (1970)
ISBN9780385333849pages275publisherDial Pressseriessettings
  • Dresden (Germany)
  • Tralfamadore
  • Ilium (United States)
  • Ardennes (Belgium)
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