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SynposisNovelYear Published
As a child, Rudy Waltz commits accidental manslaughter. His guilt leads him to an asexual life on the island of Haiti.1982
Billy Pilgrim, unstuck in time, travels between Dresden, the USA, and the planet Tralfamadore.1969
Dr. Paul Proteus, Ilium Works engineer, breaks from machine society and joins the Ghost Shirt rebellion.1952
Eugene Debs Hartke, a Vietnam War veteran and college professor, realizes that he has killed exactly as many people as the number of women he has had sex with.1990
Kilgore Trout narrates this semi-autobiographical novel, in which a particular event has transported citizens of the year 2001 back to 1991.1997
Malachi Constant, the richest man in America, travels from Earth to Mars to Mercury, and eventually to a moon of Saturn.1959
Norman Mushari, family lawyer, attempts to have the title character declared insane in order to pass control of the family foundation to a distant relative.1965
The autobiography of Dr. Wilbur Daffodil-11 Swain, US President whose 'middle name policy' has ended loneliness, even in a post-plague wasteland.1976
The autobiography of Armenian-American abstract expressionist Rabo Karabekian. His potato barn holds a carefully guarded secret.1987
The action takes place on the island of San Lorenzo (home of Bokononism), whose dictator takes his life by ingesting ice-nine, an alternative structure of water.1963
The spirit of Leon Trotsky Trout observes as a million years of evolution transforms humans into aquatic animals.1985
The story of Howard W. Campbell, Jr., American spy and Nazi propagandist1961
The story of 'two lonesome, skinny, fairly old white men'--Dwayne Hoover and Kilgore Trout--'on a planet which was dying fast.'1973
Walter F. Starbuck is released from prison after serving time for a minor role in the Watergate scandal.1979
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