YMMV / Cat's Cradle

  • It Was His Sled: Everyone likes to point out first and foremost that this is an apocalypse story. Even book covers of some printings state that the story involves global destruction along with Ice-Nine.
  • Values Dissonance: The word "midget" wasn't considered offensive at the time, so be prepared to cringe a fair bit whenever Newt comes up.
  • Some Anvils Need to Be Dropped: While the book isn't exactly subtle about its message regarding amoral science, it remains a pretty powerful and relevant one over half a century at the book's publication.