Kurt Vonnegut never disappoints. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater focuses around a well-meaning but seemingly bumbling son of a very wealthy man, and Vonnegut uses the character to go after American greed and excess, lampooning both quite successfully while putting forth the notion that perhaps the rich should be taking care of the poor. A notion that seems sadly revolutionary in the story, and one that seems sadly revolutionary in our own times as well. But this particular story has more hope than I was expecting, partly the result of Vonnegut making it all his own.
If you’re a fan of Vonnegut (or good books in general), I highly recommend this.
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