Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

fiction classics science fiction speculative fiction dark funny fast-paced

306 pages | first published 1963

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Told with deadpan humour and bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut's cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon and, worse still, surviving it ...Dr Felix Hoenikker, one of the founding 'fathers' of the atomic bomb, ...
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Moods

funny 80%
dark 56%
reflective 50%
adventurous 33%
challenging 18%
lighthearted 15%
mysterious 13%
sad 9%
emotional 7%
tense 6%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 51%
medium 38%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Plot: 38% | Character: 16% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 34% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 43% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 27% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 39% | No: 37% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 51% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 2%

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4.02

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