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While Mortals Sleep

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Author: Vonnegut, Kurt
ISBN: 9780099529064
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK
Year First Published: 2011
Pages: 272
Dimensions: 197mm x 132mm x 20mm
Format: Paperback / softback

In While Mortals Sleep men and machines, art and artifice, fortune and fame become curiously twisted. A travelling salesman falls in love a robot, Jenny, a refrigerator with personality. A man plays with his model trains too much until the women in his life decide to take matters into their own hands.A young typist receives a plea for help on her Dictaphone – it is from an escaped, dying murderer hiding somewhere in the works of her company’s factory. In the title story, a hard-nosed reporter is called upon to judge the annual Christmas lights competition – a job that leads him to learn something about the true meaning of Christmas.