From Our Editors
Along with the rest of his society, Paul Proteus is an engineer who finds his life ruled by a super computer. This first, sardonic novel by an American fiction legend examines his formidable struggle to find an independent way. Re-issued, Player Piano is a Kurt Vonnegut masterpiece showcasing his black humour and wit.
From the Publisher
Kurt Vonnegut’s first novel spins the chilling tale of engineer Paul Proteus, who must find a way to live in a world dominated by a supercomputer and run completely by machines. Paul’s rebellion is vintage Vonnegut—wildly funny, deadly serious, and terrifyingly close to reality.