Slapstick, or, Lonesome No More!, Paperback
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Manhattan has become the Island of Death. The former President of the United States stands barefoot in a purple toga around a cooking fire in the lobby of the Empire State Building.

He is Dr Wilbur Daffodil-II Swain and Slapstick or Lonesome No More! is his story - one of monstrous twins, orgies, revenge, golf, utopian schemes, and very little tooth brushing.

In this post-apocalyptic black comedy - dedicated to Laurel and Hardy - Vonnegut is at his most hilarious, grotesque, and personal.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Science fiction
  • ISBN: 9780099842705



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Funny, but dated. The reader will have no trouble placing this novel in the energy worried, malaise ridden Carter years of the '70's.

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