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Slapstick, or, Lonesome No More!

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Description for Slapstick, or, Lonesome No More! Paperback. Presents a post-apocalyptic black comedy - dedicated to Laurel and Hardy. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: FL; FM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 133 x 15. Weight in Grams: 146.

Manhattan has become the Island of Death.

The former President of the United States stands barefoot in a purple toga around a cooking fire in the lobby of the Empire State Building.

He is Dr Wilbur Daffodil-II Swain and Slapstick or Lonesome No More! is his story – one of monstrous twins, orgies, revenge, golf, utopian schemes, and very little tooth brushing. In this post-apocalyptic black comedy – dedicated to Laurel and Hardy – Vonnegut is at his most hilarious, grotesque, and personal.

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Vintage Classics
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London, United Kingdom
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About Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in 1922 and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. An army intelligence scout during the Second World War, he was captured by the Germans and witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired his classic novel Slaughterhouse-Five. After the war he worked as a police reporter, an advertising copywriter and a ... Read more

Reviews for Slapstick, or, Lonesome No More!
The non-stop invention, the jokes and clowning are in the familiar Vonnegut tradition
Daily Telegraph
Wittily and engagingly written
A brilliant wacky ideas-monger
A cool writer, at once throwaway and passionate and very funny
Financial Times
One of the master alchemists of modern American fiction
Sunday Times

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