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Sucker's Portfolio written by Kurt Vonnegut performed by Luke Daniels on CD (Unabridged)

Sucker's Portfolio written by Kurt Vonnegut performed by Luke Daniels on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Available to listeners for the first time, Sucker’s Portfolio showcases a collection of seven never-before-published works from Kurt Vonnegut, one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. Short, sardonic, and dark, these six brief fiction stories and one non-fiction piece are consummate Vonnegut with...

Bagombo Snuff Box - Short Fiction written by Kurt Vonnegut performed by Alexander Marshall on CD (Unabridged)

Bagombo Snuff Box - Short Fiction written by Kurt Vonnegut performed by Alexander Marshall on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781598875546
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Modern
Duration:  345 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Kurt Vonnegut
Performer 1:  Alexander Marshall

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This is vintage Vonnegut: short stories never-before collected or published in book form. They are from the era of the Golden Age of magazines: a pre-television time when publications such as The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Argosy, and others reigned supreme as Americans' entertainment choice.

Before that Golden Age drew to a close half a century ago, a young PR man at General Electric sold his first short story to one of the publications.

By the time he'd sold his third, Vonnegut quit GE to join the likes of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner to write short stories at fifteen-hundred dollars a piece.

Vonnegut himself has selected the best of these early stories for this audio collection, and has written a new preface and afterword for the occasion. Now listeners can relive the genesis of the master. 

Stories such as "Cruise of the Jolly Roger," "The Powder Blue Dragon," "Hal Irwin's Magic Lamp," and "Bagombo Snuff Box" return us to the beginning of a literary voice that's sure to endure forever. Bagombo Snuff Box, the missing pieces of the master's collection, is a ready-made classic for Vonnegut fans new and old.

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