Catas Cradle is Kurt Vonnegutas satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planetas ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Catas Cradle is one of the twentieth centuryas most important worksaand Vonnegut at his very best. From the Trade Paperback edition.He was talking about rigor mortis, a subject I had introduced. aRigor mortis does not set in in seconds, a he declared. aI turned my back to aquot;Papa for just a moment. He was raving . . .a aWhat about?a I asked. aPain, ice, Monaaeverything.
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