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Cat’s Cradle is a satirical science fiction novel by Kurt Vonnegut, published in 1963. The novel is narrated by John, a writer who becomes involved with the children of Felix Hoenikker, one of the fictional creators of the atomic bomb. John travels to the island of San Lorenzo, where he becomes embroiled in a revolution and discovers a local religion called Bokononism. The narrative delves into themes of religion, morality, and the absurdity of human behavior while providing satirical commentary on science and technology. 

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