by Kurt Vonnegut
Cat's Cradle Chapter 58 Summary
Tyranny with a Difference
- McCabe and Bokonon thought to make the island a paradise. McCabe reworked economy and laws while Bokonon invented a new religion.
- At this point, Newt tugs at John's coat sleeve and invites him to the bar.
- They drink their share, and Newt tells John about his affair with Zinka.
- As he puts it, "She broke my heart. I didn't like that much. But that was the price. In this world, you get what you pay for." (58.13).
- Well said, sir, well said.
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