Welcome To The Monkey House and Palm Sunday
A diabolical government asserts control by eliminating orgasms from sex in the title story of Welcome to the Monkey House – setting the tone for a collection shot through with Vonnegut’s acrid wit, and his bewilderment at the corruption of humanity.
From riffs on country music, George Bush, and his mother’s midnight mania, to a bittersweet tribute to a dead friend, Palm Sunday demonstrates why Kurt Vonnegut is equally well known as an essayist and commentator as he is a novelist.
This caustic, funny and poignant collection resonates with Vonnegut’s singular voice.
A brilliant wacky ideas-monger * Observer * Twisted, funny, sci-fi and high-concept. It's a great, great book -- Rebecca Romijin-Stamos * Independent * Wonderfully wicked * Washington Post * These taut, concise stories show us the roots of a great Rube Goldberg literary career * Los Angeles Times * Vonnegut's sharp wit and intellect are tempered but not blunted by his honesty and humanity * Independent *
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