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Average vote of 545
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Galápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D. 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on the Galápagos Islands are about to become the progenit ...Continua
Wrote 3/15/19
Evolution over one million years
I enjoyed this book, a story told by an observer (a ghost), rich with oddball characters and plenty of thoughts about humanities shortcomings. Vonnegut's style is unique, the story jumps all over the place, yet is easy to follow and nothing really ha...Continua
An interesting tragicomedy fictional story about the end of humankind and its rebirth, as seen by a renegade ghost. The plot is reported in a scattered way, full of considerations about the modern human society and behaviors. The book is provocative...Continua
Wrote 7/28/08

taking much too long to start.

Wrote 8/2/07
"The thing was: One million years ago, back in A.D. 1986, Guayaquil was the chief seaport of the little South American democracy of Ecuador [...] Human beings had much bigger brains back then than they do today, and so they could be beguiled by myste...Continua
Wrote 4/17/07

I'm sure fans of modern fiction would really enjoy this one - I guess I just have old fashioned taste! Give me a fairy tale any day!

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