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Review: The Catcher in the Rye

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

Since its publication in 1951, this novel is the comingofage story of Holden Caulfield whose fourday "odyssey" leaves him broken by society yet still compassionate. Read and cherished by generations, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is one of America's literary treasures. Read full review

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This book is brilliant the diction that salinger uses completely matches the personality of holden. Who by far is the funniest character in literature. I really enjoyed his inner battle between the adult world and trying to grasp the reality of keeping or protecting his innocence and the innocence of others. Really well written and a book I would recommend to anyone. 

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I did not like this book. I never had to read it in high school. My husband had it and recommended it to me, but I thought it was a waste of my time. It was boring and it didn't really have a great plotline. Not my kind of book.

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This book is a masterpiece! I have found it extremely depressing and I considered the boy as ignorant as first but it soon turned out to be a mego page turner and its completely refreshing! I like the writer a lot and admire his ways of living which certainly have tons of effects on such great work! 

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This was a summer reading requirement for my freshman year of high-school; and I don't know if it was because I wasn't able to fully understand what J. D. Salingerwas trying to get across but I did not like this book what so ever!

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This book is completely and utterly brilliant. Read it. Those who would argue otherwise did not understand its content. Regardless of how you may feel about Holden Caulfield the book itself is a masterpiece.

Review: The Catcher in the Rye

User Review  - Aaron Fournier - Goodreads

As a reader, I thinks that "The Catcher in the Rye" is one of the best books I have ever read! It's plot and moral meanings are amazing to think and read about. This book is a must read for anybody ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amira - Goodreads

I first became aware of the catcher in the Rye Phenomenon less than a year ago when I was very interested in Lennon's biography and read about his murder . It was really intriguing yet kinda scary ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zaki - Goodreads

This is one of my favourites and is a sacred text for a surprising number of America's most infamous assassins! Holden Caulfield is a brat, no doubt about it. He's a spoilt little american brat who's got his knickers in a twist almost from the get go. Read full review

User Review  - cccompute - Overstock.com

A classic. Everyone should read this book. Read full review

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