Galapagos (Paperback)

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Description


Galápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D. 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands are about to become the progenitors of a brave, new, and totally different human race. In this inimitable novel, America’s master satirist looks at our world and shows us all that is sadly, madly awry–and all that is worth saving.

About the Author


Kurt Vonnegut was a master of contemporary American Literature. His black humor, satiric voice, and incomparable imagination first captured America's attention in "The Siren's of Titan" in 1959 and established him as "a true artist" with "Cat's Cradle" in 1963. He was, as Graham Greene has declared, "one of the best living American writers."

Praise For…


“The best Vonnegut novel yet!”—John Irving

“Beautiful . . . provocative, arresting reading.”—USA Today

“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—New York Times Book Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385333870
ISBN-10: 0385333870
Publisher: Dial Press
Publication Date: January 11th, 1999
Pages: 336
Language: English