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Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
Catch-22
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099477310 (0099477319)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 570
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 Catch-22
For a lot of this book, it's just ridiculous. I mean the men don't want to be in war. They try to come up with every way possible to get out. The weird rules always block them. It's crazy and humorous, but then at the same time, people are dying. I guess war really does feel this way when you'r...
Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
4.0 Classic top 100 novel!
Classic satirical take on the futility of war and the chasm between the accompanying rhetoric and the reality of conflict. Wonderfully witty and thought-provoking, Heller serves up one of the top 100 novels of modern literature, a 'must read' book, which has the quality to remain significant over ti...
juniper green
juniper green rated it
4.0 Catch 22 (SZ-Bibliothek, #73)
Catch-22 is THE novel about War - and rightly so. Grotesque, absurd, sometimes hilarious, sometimes annoyingly repetitive, sometimes heart-wrenching.It's a caricature on warfare, on the bureaucracy of war, a screwball-comedy with the terrors shining through. And although his protagonists are concept...
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer
Gosh I Wish I was a Good Writer rated it
5.0 A Classic!
This is one of those books I was forced to read in High School. They were in such a rush to move on to the next book I don't remember reading more than a chapter or two. So here I am checking it out years later. I can't believe how wonderful, funny, sad and relatable Catch 22 is! Yossarian may be th...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it
5.0 Catch-22
This book made me want to slam my head into a concrete wall again and again and again until it stopped.Which was pretty much the point. Also, probably one of the most quotable books ever written.
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