My book review for Catcher In The Rye…

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Welcome to Classic Friday with Nisha Moodley, your monthly journey into Classic authors and their Literature!

Nisha MoodleyNisha is a South African writer, blogger, amateur historian, mystery-chaser and former ghost-hunter who, with a completed collection of short-stories under her belt, is currently working on her first full-length novel.

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TITLE:THE CATCHER IN THE RYE

AUTHOR: J.D SALINGER

GENRE:AMERICAN FICTION, BILDUNGSROMAN

DATE FIRST PUBLISHED: 1951

NO. OF PAGES:192 (My copy: Penguin Books)

Catcher in the RyeLove it or hate it, it’s the coming-of-age novel that has its place in American literature as one of the greatest. The name Holden Caulfield has become synonymous with the image of the rebellious teenager- pioneering a new kind of hero for non-conformists. The book caused a sensation when it was first released to the public…

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3 thoughts on “

  1. nelle says:

    I’ve never read it, which is sort of heresy in these parts, since he lived in this state for many years until his death. From what I understand, he saw some things in war that hit him hard and left him disgusted with humanity collectively.

    Locals were fiercely protective of him, they steered away folks asking after Salinger.

    • Nisha says:

      LOL, he’s was a famous recluse and very particular about his privacy so I’m not surprised that locals lured people away from him!

      PS. Love your new Gravatar, Nelle 🙂

  2. beckyday6 says:

    Yay, I can’t wait to read it! (I’m not going tonight because I’m knackered and probably won’t appreciate it as much and my attention span is similar to that of a godfish right now. :P)

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