Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace by Kurt Vonnegut

Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace

Kurt Vonnegut

234 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction literary reflective slow-paced

Description

The late, great Kurt Vonnegut wrestles with the horrors of his age in this collection of unpublished writings that showcase his trademark humor and humanism. Varied in form and tone, the pieces are united in theme as they reflect on facets of war ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 714 reviews

Moods

reflective 68%
funny 65%
dark 55%
emotional 31%
sad 24%
tense 20%
informative 17%
inspiring 17%
challenging 13%
lighthearted 13%
adventurous 6%
hopeful 6%
mysterious 6%
relaxing 3%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 38%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 34% | N/A: 30% | Plot: 21% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

N/A: 50% | It's complicated: 27% | No: 18% | Yes: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | N/A: 20% | No: 16% | Yes: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 34% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 21% | Yes: 21%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 34% | N/A: 13% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.92

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