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The cat"s cradle-book

by Sylvia Townsend Warner

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Sylvia Townsend Warner.
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22944392M
OCLC/WorldCa1391892

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John - John is the hapless narrator of Cat's Cradle. In the past, he set out to write a book about the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, entitled The Day the World Ended.

His research led him to an ill-fated acquaintance with Angela, Frank, and Newt Hoenikker, the equally hapless children of Felix Hoenikker. The Books of Bokonon From Cat's Cradle By Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Edited by Eugene Wallingford [email protected] Now available on Twitter at @BooksOfBokonon Editor's Introduction.

In Cat's Cradle, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., created a new religion, holy scripture of Bokononism was the ever-growing "Books of Bokonon", written by Bokonon -- a British. Cat's Cradle Give My Regards to Albert Schweitzer Julian Castle Agrees with Newt that Everything Is Meaningless Aspirin and Boko-maru Ring of Steel The book was to be an account of what important Americans had done on the day when the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Size: KB.

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Cat’s Cradle () is Vonnegut’s most ambitious novel, which put into the language terms like “wampeter”, “kerass” and “granfalloon” as well as a structured religion, Boskonism and was submitted in partial fulfillment of requirements for a Master’s Degree in anthropology, and in its sprawling compass and almost uncontrolled (and uncontrollable) invention, may be.

Cat’s Cradle John (whose last name is never given) tells readers he began writing a book thousands of cigarettes, numerous bottles of booze and two wives ago. He planned to call it The Day the World Ended and to focus on the day the first atomic bomb was dropped.

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