Kurt Vonnegut tournament

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  1. MartinTeller

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    I'm including his books of short stories to bring it to an even 16.
    The contenders:

    Bluebeard
    Breakfast of Champions
    Cat's Cradle
    Deadeye Dick
    Galapagos
    God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
    Hocus Pocus
    Jailbird
    Mother Night
    Player Piano
    Sirens of Titan
    Slapstick
    Slaughterhouse Five
    Timequake
    Bagombo Snuff Box
    Welcome to the Monkeyhouse
    Round 1, Bracket 1:
    Bluebeard vs. Breakfast of Champions
    The first to accumulate 7 votes wins the bracket.
     
  2. MartinTeller

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    My vote is for Breakfast of Champions.
     
  3. Scott_G

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    Breakfast for me.
     
  4. Ricky Hustle

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    Easily, Breakfast. Anyone that thinks Bluebeard is a better book is an...
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    I think he drew it something like that. [​IMG]
     
  5. MartinTeller

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    Sheesh... never mind.

    Read some Vonnegut, people! There's more to literature than Stephen King!
     
  6. Gabe D

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    For the record, I would've voted when I could. I've only read 7 of those 16, and none of the 7 is Bluebeard.
     
  7. Steve Enemark

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    Ditto that. I've read many of Vonnegut's books, but neither of the ones in this bracket.
     
  8. Ricky Hustle

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    [​IMG]
    This would have been fun, oh well. At least this thread got me looking at the books on the shelves to see what I will read again.
    I'll be starting with Breakfast, since it's a quick read, and might read Rosewater next. Also I need to pick up Bagombo Snuff Box and Hocus Pocus, the only two I haven't read. [​IMG]
     
  9. Rich Malloy

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    Ok, I've read most of them, except for Hocus Pocus, Slapstick, Timequake, and Bagombo Snuff Box, so I'll try to participate as much as I'm able (but would prefer a Nabokov face-off!).

    I'm voting for "Breakfast" in this round.
     

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