Books: Paradise Lost

THE EDEN EXPRESS by MARK VONNEGUT 214 pages. Praeger. $8.95.

Vonnegut is not a bad name to have on a book if one is simply interested in marketing a name brand. But Mark Vonnegut, son of Kurt, has considerably more on his mind. He has been diagnosed as a schizophrenic. Eden Express is his attempt to describe the slippage in and out of madness, to distinguish between the chaos in his head and the confusion of the world and, finally, to achieve a balance between romantic myths about sick minds and the cold evidence that his own disorder is the product of...

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