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SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE Or, the Children’s Crusade, A Duty Dance with Death

by | Read by Ethan Hawke

Classics • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1969

Ethan Hawke's intimate reading of SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE breathes new life into this bravely constructed time-traveling tale. There's so much interesting stuff going on here—vivid characters, big ideas, absurdity, antiwar sentiment, pathos, and a whiff of existentialism—and it's all given narrative drive by Hawke's calming cadence and cozy tone. Whether you've read the book before or are just now discovering it, this audiobook is a wonderful introduction to Vonnegut and to a world where the joys of life may be buried on a distant planet. The production also includes an interview with Vonnegut and a selection of the late author reading a mesmerizing sequence. So it goes. R.W.S. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2009]



Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CS ISBN 9781433269684 $59.95 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN 9781433269691 $80.00 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781433269721 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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