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The series drew complaints from parents and others about the books' alleged occult/satanic theme, religious viewpoint, anti-family approach and violence by christopher klein. Slaughterhouse-five is an anti-war novel, by kurt vonnegut the work was first published in 1969, and it's considered an american classic semi-autobiographical in nature, the novel is drawn from the vonnegut's war-time experiences in world war ii as a prisoner of war, vonnegut survived the. American fiction suffered a great loss in april 2007 when kurt vonnegut passed away thankfully, his fans have not been forgotten, as two posthumous volumes of his writings have so far been released the second of these, look at the birdie , a collection of previously unpublished short fiction, hit shelves in late october. In his novels, kurt vonnegut (1922 - 2007) coaxes the reader toward greater sympathy for humanity and deeper understanding of the human condition his genre is satire—sometimes biting, sometimes tender, always funny. Kurt vonnegut, jr biography themes: vonnegut was a vocal critic of the society in which he lived, and this was reflected in his writings several key social.
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