Kurt Vonnegut

Jailbird - Kurt Vonnegut

Down by Law directed by Jim Jarmusch

Story of a man recently released from prison after serving time for his role in the Watergate scandal, while discussing the history of the American labour movement, political system and the 'Red Scare' of the late 1950s.

Slaughterhouse-five - Kurt Vonnegut

Film adaptation directed by George Roy Hill

Vonnegut's darkly humourous novel recounting the story of an ill-prepared soldier and the grim reality of the Second World War.

Player piano - Kurt Vonnegut

Vonnegut's first novel about a permanantly unemployed working class, dispossessed by mangerial engineers and automation.