Kurt Vonnegut’s own experience as a World War II soldier, prisoner of war and survivor of the Allied bombing of Dresden, Germany form the basis of our March Literazzi selection, Slaughterhouse Five.
Have you read it? Always wanted to read it? Wondered what makes this 1969 novel so remarkable and controversial?
Both a heartbreaking autobiography and a profoundly imaginative novel -- Slaughterhouse Five tells the story of a fictional young soilder named Billy Pilgrim whose World War II experiences are mirrored in his post-war life as an optometrist when he becomes the object of fascination for an alien race.
Our Literazzi Book Club will discuss this unique novel on March 26th and 27th at Sharon Forks Library. Please join us for what is sure to be a very interesting book club.
Alicia CavittInformation Specialist