Аннотация к книге «Welcome To The Monkey House and Palm Sunday»
A selection of the best sci-fi shorts from an American genius of the genre, collected alongside his most personal essays.
A diabolical government asserts control by eliminating orgasms from sex in the title story of Welcome to the Monkey House — setting the tone for a collection shot through with Vonnegut’s acrid wit, and his bewilderment at the corruption of humanity.
From riffs on country music, George Bush, and his mother’s midnight mania, to a bittersweet tribute to a dead friend, Palm Sunday demonstrates why Kurt Vonnegut is equally well known as an essayist and commentator as he is a novelist.
This caustic, funny and poignant collection resonates with Vonnegut’s singular voice.
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