The Sirens of Titan: A Novel

Random House Publishing Group, 18 . 2007 . - 336 .
[Kurt Vonneguts]best book . . . He dares not only ask the ultimate question about the meaning of life, but to answer it.Esquire

Nominated as one of Americas best-loved novels by PBSsThe Great American Read

The Sirens of Titan
is an outrageous romp through space, time, and morality. The richest, most depraved man on Earth, Malachi Constant, is offered a chance to take a space journey to distant worlds with a beautiful woman at his side. Of course there s a catch to the invitationand a prophetic vision about the purpose of human life that only Vonnegut has the courage to tell.

Reading Vonnegut is addictive!Commonweal
 

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LibraryThing Review

  - ecataldi - www.librarything.com

Unpopular opinion, but this is not my favorite Vonnegut. Not even in my top five. But before you start throwing stones at me, I still enjoyed it. A lot. I can't pinpoint exactly why I didn't like this ...

LibraryThing Review

  - delta351 - www.librarything.com

I read this intending to donate the book when I was done. Just can't do that yet. There is a lot of things I don't understand about this book, such as what is the significance of the sirens?

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Kurt Vonneguts black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured Americas attention in The Sirens of Titan in 1959 and established him as a true artist (The New York Times) with Cats Cradle in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene declared, one of the best living American writers. Mr. Vonnegut passed away in April 2007.