This novel is a blend of science fiction and anti-war theme so it speaks to a large audience. Slaughterhouse-Five Novel Slaughterhouse-Five is a novel written by Kurt Vonnegut. The novel was published in 1969 and has an anti-war theme. This novel follows the life of Billy Pilgrim and the things he experiences as an American soldier in the Second World War. Billy is captured by the German army and he survives as a prisoner of war.
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The story of Slaughterhouse-Five book is not told in a linear order. We learn about the protagonist’s experience through flashbacks as he travels back in time. The story is not narrated by the protagonist himself. Billy Pilgrim is the protagonist who is from a fictional town in New York, called Ilium.
According to him, he was in an alien zoo that is present on Tralfamadore, a fictional planet. He also believes that he has time traveled. During the war, he learns that he hates war and does not want to fight. During the war, he is captured by the Germans and he meets Roland Weary, who is also a prisoner of war.
Weary’s fellow soldier, Paul, wants to kill Billy to avenge Weary’s death. This is when Billy goes back in time and starts having flashbacks from his past life. Billy is later saved from the Germans and comes back to the US as a war hero.
He is admitted to the hospital for PTSD and later in the book, he marries a woman named Valencia Mabie. This is the Slaughterhouse-Five book summary but there is a lot more to the book. Slaughterhouse-Five PDF Download Slaughterhouse-Five PDF can be found online. You can get Slaughterhouse-Five free download and then read this novel to dive into a world between reality and fiction.
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SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE Author: Kurt Vonnegut
|Born: November 11, 1922
Died: April 21, 1910,
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