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шка люлка“ и „Кланица 5“ за престижни вестници и списания но истинският голям Вонегът вече присъства във всяка дума всяка фраза Изказът е стегн. Good enough for a debutante Although the stories are not dated that s the feeling Like watching a good old movie too many clich s reality being edited out of the picture for the sake of a twisted ending Trial of a Feminizer picture for the sake of a twisted ending

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While Mortals Sleep Unpublished Short Fiction

ат без никакви излишества независимо дали става дума за цинични вестникари духа на Коледа дебелашки шеги или за саможертвата на бременна вдовиц. I love Vonnegut but I don t love this collection of short stories If Welcome to the Monkey House is Lord of the Rings Return of the King on DVD then While Mortals Sleep is 15 hours of Gollum outtakes and bloopers It s entertaining for fans but not that strong on its ownVonnegut is a master of taking a small slice of science fiction and turning it into a story about human relations That is almost entirely absent in this collection as this is a collection of earlier Vonnegut works The essential casual tone of Vonnegut is present but these stories are from very early in Vonnegut s career and lack a bit of polish The stories all have simple stories and simple morals freedom is good money can t make you happy This isn t necessarily bad but the moral is almost always buried until the very end which kind of made these stories read similarly and melt togetherMy favorite stories were Jenny the story about the man who made a robot duplicate of his wife Money Talks where a fortune literally has a voice in the narration and 10K A Year the story about an wannabe opera singer who happily settles as a donut vendor If you re a big Kurt Vonnegut fan you ll probably like this book If you haven t read Welcome to the Monkey House or any of Vonnegut s novels I would suggest going after those first

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Шестнайсетте разказа в този сборник излизат за първи път на английски през 2011 г – няколко години след смъртта на автора Те са писани преди „Коте. Lordy why were these stories published This is buried in the bottom drawer stuff early examples of competence in the writing for slicks and glossies side of Kurt s career There were two sides to Kurt in the fifties and sixties one was the knockout novelist who wrote prophetic visionary hilarious moving and perfect books of permanence that no one noticed until Slaughterhouse V Then there was the hack who wrote formulaic stories to keep his family in shoes clothes and Drano And I confess I dislike the hack I don t rate his short stories at all They strip the essence of his Vonnegutness completely leaving a first rate craftsman and moralist without the satirical bite and crazy exuberance of Cat s Cradle et al These unpublished bottom drawer pieces have good twists and morals and as Guardian of the Person or Out Brief Candle show can be moving but slim pickings The short form has come a long way since these pieces were composed The boredom sets in uite early on here and completion is a struggle I skipped the last four Why did I bother Why I m a Vonnegut completist obsessive of course Duh


10 thoughts on “While Mortals Sleep Unpublished Short Fiction

  1. says:

    Lordy why were these stories published? This is buried in the bottom drawer stuff early examples of competence in the writing for slicks and glossies side of Kurt’s career There were two sides to Kurt in the fifties and sixties one was the knockout novelist who wrote prophetic visionary hilarious moving and perfect books of permanence that no one noticed until Slaughterhouse V Then there was the hack who wr

  2. says:

    Since Kurt Vonnegut’s death there have been three volumes of previously unpublished Vonnegut short fiction I didn’t bother with them initially because I don’t gravitate to short stories to begin with and on top of that I figured the posthumously published leftovers probably weren’t the cream of the cropBut recently it struck me that we won’t be getting any genuinely new Vonnegut material ever not the first time that r

  3. says:

    Vonnegut deliversA collection of short stories that make you think about humanity and it’s short comings and it’s strengths that often lie hidden There are some wonderful tales in here and some comedy that w

  4. says:

    Eh I think as other reviews on this site have stated elouently than I can that these stories were in the 'unpublished' pile for a reason Make no mistake each and every one is better than something I could write but compared to Vonnegut when he's on fire well they're lackingI went to pick it up today to finish off the last few stories and found myself staring at the rest of my to read pile and my hand went stra

  5. says:

    I just loved these stories by Vonnegut I feel like he‘s talking to me Hey this is sad and crazy and even pathetic but it

  6. says:

    Good enough for a debutante Although the stories are not dated that's the feeling Like watching a good old movie too many clichés reality being edited out of the picture for the sake of a twisted ending

  7. says:

    I could continue reading Vonnegut's unpublished works forever and I wish I could There are only a few clunkers in this volum

  8. says:

    Not stellar but a decent collection And the artwork was a nice touch Favorites • Ruth• Out Brief Candle• The Man Without No Kiddleys

  9. says:

    I love Vonnegut but I don't love this collection of short stories If Welcome to the Monkey House is Lord of the Rings Return of the King on DVD then While Mortals Sleep is 15 hours of Gollum outtakes and bloopers It's entertaining for fans bu

  10. says:

    I often feel that posthumous releases of an author's early work are little than a money grab by the publisher However in th

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