[Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.


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    FREE READ Hocus Pocus SUMMARY · E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Kurt Vonnegut Jr. ´ 9 SUMMARY There are a couple of authors who aimlessly write sometimes attaching all this drivel to one profound emblematic theme None of that with Vonnegut who writes about the Vietnam War like no one else with the courage to mix in futuristic

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. The excrement has hit the air conditioning big timeWhile I found Kurt Vonnegut's Hocus Pocus interesting this might well be my least favorite Vonnegut book Our protagonist Eugene Debs Hartke is named for the political activitist Eugene Debs and anti war Senator Vance Hartke Debs’ most famous uote “while there is a lower class I am in it and while there is a criminal element I am of it and while there is a soul in prison I am not free

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Hocus Pocus is the story of Eugene Debs Hartke a Vietnam veteran who after leaving the Army became a teacher at a private school and then a prison After a prison break he is mistaken for one of the ring leaders and ends up awaiting trial dying of TB contemplating his life and trying to count the number of women he has sl

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. The truth can be very funny in an awful way especially as it relates to greed and hypocrisyIn many ways this is about hypocrisy and deception and so is one of Vonnegut’s most scathingly cynical and satirical works and yet his scorn here is subtle though rarely playful as he can be and has demonstrated in other novels This most reminded me of his 1979 novel Jailbird We have another unreliable narrator but this is Vonnegut and so situati

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. SUMMARY · E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. FREE READ Hocus Pocus A biting satire with sharp teethAn often hilarious and all too often sadly accurate commentary on our culture and humanity as whole all wrapped up in a story about a Vietnam Veteran turned instructor that witnesses a mass prison break and eventually becomes a prisoner himself On pure plot we are being told the st

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. “The 2 prime movers in the Universe are Time and Luck”“Hocus Pocus” is one of those Vonnegut novels that works from time to time The first 75 pages or so are slow going However around page 100 I found myself interested in the story And it was easy going from then onVonnegut reveals the story in this text piece by piece in scraps of memory revealed by the narrator Each page reveals of the larger picture and the reader finds themsel

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Kurt Vonnegut Jr. ´ 9 SUMMARY SUMMARY · E-book, or Kindle E-pub ´ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. THE COMPLICATED FUTILITY OF IGNORANCE I had to laugh like hellReading Hocus Pocus hard on the heels of Brave New World Amusing Ourselves to Death and various other socialpolitical material certainly gave a new depth to this amazing novel I've owned it for uite a few years but had never uite gotten around to reading it I suppose there is a time and a place for everything because I would not have resonated with this novel as strongly at any o

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    FREE READ Hocus Pocus [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. I haven't read a book I loved this much in a long time In Hocus Pocus Vonnegut is at his best walking the line between absurdism satire and tragedy with unsurpassed finesse It's not a story for everyone because nothing in this story is sacred Even the Kennedy assassination isn't off limits The humor is grim the characters often unp

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Vonnegut's writing seemed to grow overtly autobiographical as he neared the end of his life Maybe that's not accurate since he was inserting himself into his own narratives as early as Slaughterhouse Five Maybe I just notice it easily now At any rate this time he's literally present as the editor of this an alleg

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    [Hocus Pocus] New ☆ Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Kurt Vonnegut Jr. ´ 9 SUMMARY FREE READ Hocus Pocus The truth can be very funny in an awful way especially as it relates to greed and hypocrisy Kurt Vonnegut Hocus Pocus Having read Timeuake prior to reading Hocus Pocus these are his last two novels I was glad I reveresed the order While I wasn't blown away by 'Hocus Pocus' it was moderately better than 'Timeuake' Hocus Pocus was a bit wide at the hips Vonnegut was covering a lot of ground with this novel He was looking at issues of race w

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SUMMARY ☆ Hocus Pocus Ognosticator of the apocalypse and other things Earth shattering But that's neither here no there Because at T. The 2 prime movers in the Universe are Time and Luck Hocus Pocus is one of those Vonnegut novels that works from time to time The first 75 pages or so are slow going However around page 100 I found myself interested in the story And it was easy going from then onVonnegut reveals the story in this text piece by piece in scraps of memory revealed by the narrator Each page reveals of the larger picture and the reader finds themselves understanding just a little bit of the puzzle until it comes together as a whole picture This revealing gaps of the plot piece by piece is a common device but Vonnegut employs it really well in this book It comes across as effortless and not at all contrived Hocus Pocus is the life story of the narrator Eugene Debs Hartke The novel takes on themes of parenting adultery mental instability the Vietnam War socialism atheism and the distinction in social classes brought about by race and wealth That s a lot of stuff to take on and I did not mention all of it And every last bit of it done with vintage Vonnegut black humor and dry witVonnegut is especially harsh on the irresponsibly wealthy and on those behind the Vietnam War in this book Frankly I feel that in the context in which he presents those opinions in the plot he is than justifiedThis novel did not feed me as much of some of Vonnegut s other works but it is a good book nonetheless Some of his lesser know and later novels are often given short shrift Hocus Pocus does not deserve that fate The Business of Design prime movers in the Universe are Time and Luck Hocus Pocus is one of those Vonnegut novels that works from time to time The first 75 Project Calisthenics. Ipertrofia e forza a corpo libero pages or so are slow going However around Same Time Next Year page 100 I found myself interested in the story And it was easy going from then onVonnegut reveals the story in this text The Everafter piece by My Own Worst Enemy piece in scraps of memory revealed by the narrator Each Shtetl The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews page reveals of the larger Siete prioridades de la vida picture and the reader finds themselves understanding just a little bit of the Planets Stars and Orbs The Medieval Cosmos 1200 1687 puzzle until it comes together as a whole Little Raindrop picture This revealing gaps of the More Latin Readings plot Learning AV Foundation piece by The Invisible College What a Group of Scientists Has Discovered About UFO Influences on the Human Race piece is a common device but Vonnegut employs it really well in this book It comes across as effortless and not at all contrived Hocus Pocus is the life story of the narrator Eugene Debs Hartke The novel takes on themes of Transforming Church Bringing Out the Good to Get to Great Blank parenting adultery mental instability the Vietnam War socialism atheism and the distinction in social classes brought about by race and wealth That s a lot of stuff to take on and I did not mention all of it And every last bit of it done with vintage Vonnegut black humor and dry witVonnegut is especially harsh on the irresponsibly wealthy and on those behind the Vietnam War in this book Frankly I feel that in the context in which he Sembilan Mata Hati presents those opinions in the Dr Hook and Me plot he is than justifiedThis novel did not feed me as much of some of Vonnegut s other works but it is a good book nonetheless Some of his lesser know and later novels are often given short shrift Hocus Pocus does not deserve that fate

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SUMMARY ☆ Hocus Pocus Arkington College where he teaches the excrement is about to hit the air conditioning And its all Eugene's fau. Vonnegut s writing seemed to grow overtly autobiographical as he neared the end of his life Maybe that s not accurate since he was inserting himself into his own narratives as early as Slaughterhouse Five Maybe I just notice it easily now At any rate this time he s literally present as the editor of this an alleged work of found literature and figuratively present in the character of Eugene Debs no relation a veteran who worked at a college and has strong opinions about the human species and where it s headedCompared to his early works Hocus Pocus comes across as clumsy Perhaps he did not have the energy or patience to revise in the same way But clumsy Vonnegut writing is still head and shoulders above most There is a strong vein of bleakness throughout this book which combines elements of Mother Night a main character imprisoned awaits trial for a crime he may or may not have committed with the brief episodic snippets of Breakfast of Champions It carries a sense of tragic fatalism of hopelessness of tired resignation It seems to me his most cynical book which is saying a lot There is little room for subtlety I suppose when you re a writer with a conscience who has lived through decade after decade and seen next to no improvement in society New technology new gizmos and gadgets and ever compounding distractions but the same essential errors in judgment and the same flaws in humankind s collective character It must have been frustrating35 stars out of 5 It may not be his best it may feel at times overlong slow moving underdeveloped and certainly repetitive But in spite of its negative tone overall it is uite charming very witty undoubtedly poignant and eminently uotable L'Armée du Salut present as the editor of this an alleged work of found literature and figuratively Desolation Angels The Big Empty #3 present in the character of Eugene Debs no relation a veteran who worked at a college and has strong opinions about the human species and where it s headedCompared to his early works Hocus Pocus comes across as clumsy Perhaps he did not have the energy or Under Fire In The Middle East patience to revise in the same way But clumsy Vonnegut writing is still head and shoulders above most There is a strong vein of bleakness throughout this book which combines elements of Mother Night a main character imprisoned awaits trial for a crime he may or may not have committed with the brief episodic snippets of Breakfast of Champions It carries a sense of tragic fatalism of hopelessness of tired resignation It seems to me his most cynical book which is saying a lot There is little room for subtlety I suppose when you re a writer with a conscience who has lived through decade after decade and seen next to no improvement in society New technology new gizmos and gadgets and ever compounding distractions but the same essential errors in judgment and the same flaws in humankind s collective character It must have been frustrating35 stars out of 5 It may not be his best it may feel at times overlong slow moving underdeveloped and certainly repetitive But in spite of its negative tone overall it is uite charming very witty undoubtedly LMNO Pea uel poignant and eminently uotable

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SUMMARY ☆ Hocus Pocus Here is the adventure of Eugene Debs Hartke He's a Vietnam veteran a jazz pianist a college professor and a pr. There are a couple of authors who aimlessly write sometimes attaching all this drivel to one profound emblematic theme None of that with Vonnegut who writes about the Vietnam War like no one else with the courage to mix in futuristic and antiuarian events all fictional but lifelike as well as merging composite psyches with individual personal histories He has a beating heart and it beats louder and faster with a warlike violence and even often with a human tenderness as Vonnegut attempts to externalize all of his thoughts on this most miserable stage in American historyHe writes about politics sex human ties He s a master at making the protagonist both blatant observer Man of Action Hocus Pocus is a gallow s songVonnegut has taken the war and made it his so that every single plot or narrative arc because indeed even with the masterful scatter plot logic of this novel the plot was written on pieces of paper later decoupaged to make better sense in a somewhat linear fashion there is much calculated thought mingled in with a raw emotion returns always to Vietnam Project Calisthenics. Ipertrofia e forza a corpo libero pianist a college Same Time Next Year professor and a The Everafter pr. There are a couple of authors who aimlessly write sometimes attaching all this drivel to one My Own Worst Enemy profound emblematic theme None of that with Vonnegut who writes about the Vietnam War like no one else with the courage to mix in futuristic and antiuarian events all fictional but lifelike as well as merging composite Shtetl The Life and Death of a Small Town and the World of Polish Jews psyches with individual Siete prioridades de la vida personal histories He has a beating heart and it beats louder and faster with a warlike violence and even often with a human tenderness as Vonnegut attempts to externalize all of his thoughts on this most miserable stage in American historyHe writes about Planets Stars and Orbs The Medieval Cosmos 1200 1687 politics sex human ties He s a master at making the Little Raindrop protagonist both blatant observer Man of Action Hocus Pocus is a gallow s songVonnegut has taken the war and made it his so that every single More Latin Readings plot or narrative arc because indeed even with the masterful scatter Learning AV Foundation plot logic of this novel the The Invisible College What a Group of Scientists Has Discovered About UFO Influences on the Human Race plot was written on Transforming Church Bringing Out the Good to Get to Great Blank pieces of Sembilan Mata Hati paper later decoupaged to make better sense in a somewhat linear fashion there is much calculated thought mingled in with a raw emotion returns always to Vietnam

  • Paperback
  • 322
  • Hocus Pocus
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
  • English
  • 13 February 2018
  • 9780425161296