Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons

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Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons

(Opinions)

By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Dial Press, Paperback, 9780385333818, 320pp.

Publication Date: January 11, 1999

Description

"Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions)" is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this is a window not only into Vonnegut's mind but also into his heart.



About the Author
Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American Literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in "The Siren's of Titan" in 1959 and established him as "a true artist" with "Cat's Cradle" in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene has declared, "one of the best living American writers."


Praise For Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons

“He is our strongest writer . . . the most stubbornly imaginative.”—John Irving

“A book filled with madness and truth and absurdity and self-revelation . . . [Vonnegut is] a great cosmic comedian and rattler of human skeletons, an idealist disguised as a pessimist.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Vonnegut is George Orwell, Dr. Caligari and Flash Gordon compounded into one writer.”—Time