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Welcome to the Monkey House
by Kurt Vonnegut and Gregory D. Sumner


Overview - Since its original publication in 1968, Welcome to the Monkey House has been one of Kurt Vonnegut s most beloved works. This special edition celebrates a true master of the short-story form by including multiple variant drafts of what would eventually be the title story.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Since its original publication in 1968, Welcome to the Monkey House has been one of Kurt Vonnegut s most beloved works. This special edition celebrates a true master of the short-story form by including multiple variant drafts of what would eventually be the title story. In a fascinating accompanying essay, Building the Monkey House: At Kurt Vonnegut s Writing Table, noted Vonnegut scholar Gregory D. Sumner walks readers through Vonnegut s process as the author struggles false start after false start to hit upon what would be one of his greatest stories. The result is the rare chance to watch a great writer hone his craft in real time.
Praise for Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut is, in my view, the great, urgent passionate American writer of our century. George Saunders
Vonnegut s fiction itches to seize the human truth by its large handles. John Updike"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780812993608
  • ISBN-10: 0812993608
  • Publisher: Dial Press
  • Publish Date: April 2014
  • Page Count: 393
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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