Raise High The Roofbeam
Publish date: March 31st 1994
Publisher: William Heinemann
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I wanted to read this book since I finished Franny and Zooey and fell in love with the Glass family. Without a doubt, Salinger is one of my favorite writers, the way narration just flows and just catches you is so simple and yet so perfect . In this book we get to know more about Seymour Glass thr...
I am reading this again for the second time. I was quite a bit younger the first time through, had never been to NYC, and was still pretty dumb about things. I am wiser now, have made plenty of mistakes, been to NYC over twenty times, know the city quite well, and know I made a mistake in my previou...
Mixed feelings for the moment. "Raise High..." is lighter and it tells the story of Buddy going on a three-day permit to NY to attend Seymour's wedding (which eventually doesn't take place because he's too happy to get married). The few characters involved in the story (4-5) are exquisitely portraye...
Keep me up until five only because all your stars are out, and for no other reason. ...do you know what you will be asked when you died?...you'll get asked only two questions. Were most of your stars out? Were you busy writing your heart out?
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