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The sirens of Titan

Kurt Vonnegut (author)

The sirens of Titan

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Winston Niles Rumfoord vliegt met zijn ruimteschip en verandert door galactische factoren in pure energie. Alleen wanneer zijn golfvormen onderschept worden door de aarde of een andere planeet, wordt hij terug mens. Als gevolg hiervan krijgt hij met de thuisbasis slechts om de 59 dagen contact en dit maar voor een uur. Maar hij weet alles wat is, ooit was en ooit zal zijn. Hij weet bijvoorbeeld da
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The sirens of Titan
Author
Kurt Vonnegut
Language
English
Publisher
London: Gollancz, 2006 | Other editions
249 p.
ISBN
9780575079021

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About Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was an American writer known for his satirical and darkly humorous novels. In a career spanning over 50 years, he published 14 novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five nonfiction works, with further collections being published after his death.

Born and raised in Indianapolis, Vonnegut attended Cornell University but withdrew in January 1943 and enlisted in the US Army. As part of his training, he studied mechanical engineering at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie Mellon University) and the University of Tennessee. He was then deployed to Europe to fight in World War II and was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge. He was interned in Dresden, where he survived the Allied bombing of the city in a meat locker of the slaughterhouse where he was imprisoned. After the war, he married Jane Marie Cox, with whom he had three …Read more on Wikipedia