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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 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!

Review: The Catcher in the Rye

User Review  - Lizbeth Gabriel - Goodreads

Noooooooo. Dear Behemoth and sweet Lord of Flies, nooooo. Reading this book was agonising. I mean I can understand teenage alienation, I can understand the context of the era this book came out and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gregg Jones - Goodreads

In my opinion, this story had a very unusually polarizing nature: either you identify with Holden Caulfield or you don't. Those who see themselves (either as they were or, God help them, as they are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Austin Somlo - Goodreads

Stop me if this sounds familiar to you: Across Five Aprils, The Great Gatsby, Romeo and Juliet, Lord of the Flies, A Wrinkle in Time, The Catcher in the Rye, To Kill a Mockingbird, Animal Farm ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

Unfortunately I did not connect with this book at all. Towards the end I could not wait for it to be over. Read full review

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User Review  - Angelique Darrigo daley - Goodreads

I did not enjoy this book at all. I pushed through and finished it hoping for something to like. I think there were about 10 good pages towards the end. Read full review

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User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

prep school douche yearns for simple pastoral life, wherein he can herd childrens through fields of grains. in that regard, he is very similar to Shakespeare's Richard II (III.iii), except that ... Read full review

Review: The Catcher in the Rye

User Review  - V - Goodreads

I read this book because it's supposedly a classic, and I had somehow skipped it in school. Maybe this was part of the problem, but I don't think so. My younger self would have probably hated it too ... Read full review

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User Review  - Olivier Delaye - Goodreads

One of those "masterpieces of literature" that are so lost on me that they will never find their way back on my bookshelves, poor things... Read full review


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