The Catcher in the Rye is a classic novel by J. D. Salinger. It is written as a retrospective narration by Holen Caulfield, a teenager who was kicked out of four private schools for boys. He talks mainly about a three day period a little before Christmas the previous year when he left the fourth school. Most of the story takes place in New York city.
This book is interesting, especially considering it was first released in a couple different magazines with a change or two in some incidents shortly after World War II. It portrays some of what life was like for wealthy teenagers back in those days. The book sometimes seem confusing, ut later explains it a little better.
This book can be purchased from the following sites:
Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/catcher-in-the-rye-j-d-salinger/1100192775?ean=9780316769174
Tim’s Rating: ****
(Four out of five stars)
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