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The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye
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A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?
A 16-year old American boy relates in his own words the experiences he goes through at school and after, and reveals with unusual candour the workings of his own mind. What does a boy in his teens think and feel about his teachers, parents, friends and acquaintances?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140012484 (0140012486)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
4.0 THE CATCHER IN THE RYE by J. D. Salinger
I understand why you should not read this for the first time as an adult but my education was neglected in my teens, obviously, since I did not read it then. Holden is a pain where the sun don't shine. He is so whiny. He acts as if he's seen everything, done everything, and knows everything but, ...
Malin
Malin rated it
1.0 #CBR8 Book 19: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
This review will contain spoilers, so if you want to avoid knowing all the details of the sparse and meaningless plot, maybe skip the first couple of paragraphs. Holden Caulfield is a self-important, spoiled and worthless little shit. At the start of the book, he is cooling his heels at the fourt...
Jocelyn (The Reading World)
Jocelyn (The Reading World) rated it
2.0
Going to have to separate the artist from the art here. I know that Catcher was a deeply personal book to Salinger, but that doesn't change the fact that it was immensely dull to read.In theory, this should have appealed to me, according to the vast majority of the readers who consider it an endurin...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 The Catcher in the Rye
I honestly don't know where to begin with this mess of a novel. It was repetitive and boring. The main character had his head up his own ass through this entire book, which is not surprising since he is a teenager. I know that I was supposed to probably sit around afterwards and discuss how profound...
a Girl Who Reads
a Girl Who Reads rated it
4.0 The Catcher in the Rye
a great story ! Holden Caulfield is a unique character. a kid dissatisfied with everything and everyone around him. He tells the events and thoughts of what he experienced in days after he gets kicked out of his school for bad grades. i liked the way how he saw people and the honesty in it. He poin...
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