The Catcher in the Rye
J. D. Salinger
This coming-of-age novel follows Holden Caulfield, a complex and conflicted teenager from New York, as he navigates his way through society, grappling with love, fear, and uncertainty. J.D. Salinger's masterpiece has been widely regarded as one of the greatest novels of the 20th century, and for good reason. With poignant and introspective prose, The Catcher in the Rye explores themes of rebellion, angst, and the struggle to communicate in a rapidly changing world. This classic novel continues to captivate readers, sparking discussions of societal norms and the complexity of adolescence.
First Published in 1951
One of my favorite books ever. – source
2016-11-02T00:00:00.000ZI'm so drawn to Salinger's view of society back then, and to his sarcasm. – source
I love The Catcher in the Rye. I read it at four different times in my life. Teenager and later. – source
2023-02-07T17:37:30.000ZI’ve read all of these, they’re all great books – source