Editorial Reviews. Review. “[Vonnegut] at his wildest best.”—The New York Times Book Review “A brilliantly funny satire on almost everything.”—Conrad Aiken. Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is an outrageous and savagely funny fantasy about people, their pleasures, pains and. An analysis of Kurt Vonnegut’s newest novel really requires the Getting back to matters literary: can “God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater” be.

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But what does it really mean? What’s odd here is that Vonnegut is attacking the rich, only it seems he only means women.

Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

Rosewater Foundation – 2nd Reprise. However, Vonnegut’s genius is not that he is Lawyers and Money 2 November There are a number of Vonnegut books that I wish to read again, roseewater this is not one of them.

Will continue to work my way through his writings with Slaugtherhouse-Five next on the list. The scene where Eliot gives money to the poet so that the poet can tell the truth and the poet discovers he has no truth to tell.

Both are All-American guys. While that may sound like a very simple story line, there is much more to this book than meets the eye. However, that is true, and it is this that gives lawyers a really bad name. Donate to the Library and Become a Member.


Rosewater Cover of first edition Hardcover. The rich people in this book believe all poor people are just lazy freeloaders who should thank the rich for all that they’ve created, such as the sunrise and the ocean.

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Secrets of the Money River Vonnegut knew stuff about corporate life that most folk don’t. Rosewaher stories reveal different hypocrisies of humankind in a darkly humorous fashion. While short and exceedingly easy to read, the book feels like an epic narrative, since it sweeps from the very rich to the very poor, from the battlefields of the Civil War to the modern sailing playgrounds of the very rich.

As a story, Vonnegut is his usual hilarious self, letting his character as rosewatdr drop several times and revealing personal asides. I understand how capitalism works and why that whole process is necessary in a large business, but it also makes me vaguely uncomfortable because this whole thing is marketing thinly disguised as generosity. Rosewater Is Getting a Cast Album”.

Half star off – the ending felt a bit forced and whatever-ed. RosewaterVonnegut clearly and relentlessly makes his case for Humanism.

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat A Firestorm Consuming Indianapolis. Skylar Astin plays a duplicitous lawyer rosfwater to prove Rosewater insane so that he himself can come into control of the fortune.


Rosewater may be even more relevant than when it was originally published in It’s rich verses poor in this disjointed, meandering tale of human beings who struggle against uselessness.

Must be the zeitgeist. Otherwise the Trust has no say in what the Corporation does or how it does it. Honest, industrious, peaceful citizens kuurt classed as bloodsuckers, if they asked to be paid a living wage.

It was my very first commercially produced musical and, more importantly, my first collaboration with Howard Ashman. Unfortunately, mf involves me figuring out what exactly my opinion is.

Army and serving in World War II. And why lawyers are evil. Nothing has changed at all since the 60’s. The concept of charity and wealth redistribution is only part of this process as a side-effect.

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