Author: J.D. Salinger

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Book Review: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Why is this a classic? Why is this one of the “great” American novels? Jesus, did this book make me want to throw my e-reader across the room. I don’t get it. So, a little bit of context: I read this for one of my book club’s classics months. I had heard from multiple people that it’s horrible, and that I would not enjoy it, but I was curious anyway. That mainly came from two reasons: (1) it’s such a highly regarded classic, and I felt kind of bad not having read it, and (2) it’s noted as having inspired (or at least a large […]

Posted September 14, 2014 by Debby in Reviews / 5 Comments
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