My book review for Catcher In The Rye…
Welcome to Classic Friday with Nisha Moodley, your monthly journey into Classic authors and their Literature!
Nisha 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.
I hope you enjoy this ‘Classic Friday’ entry and I’ll be back next month for some more.
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)
Love 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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