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Everyone should read... Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

“He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt.” – Joseph Heller, Catch-22

Ah! The story of Yossarian. A story of the ridiculousness of war and man.

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"They said I was perfectly normal - which was the most deplorable thing I have ever been told!"

One of the best things about being somewhat of a bookworm is, undeniably, the feeling you are left with after finishing a brilliant book. It is a feeling hard to describe. 679 more words

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Catch-22 (1961) Book Review

I don’t like pain. It hurts me. I’m not a glutton for punishment, nor do I like to torture myself. This is the reason I have no problem stopping a film before the final credits, giving up on a bad book, and avoiding toilet paper that has the characteristics of John Wayne. 787 more words


Book Review – Catch 22

Catch 22

by Joseph Heller

Genre: classic, fiction, historical, satire, humour, World War II

Read: 20.1.2016


At the heart of Catch-22 resides the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero endlessly inventive in his schemes to save his skin from the horrible chances of war.

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Quote: Joseph Heller - Catch-22

“Maybe a long life does have to be filled with many unpleasant conditions if it’s to seem long. But in that event, who wants one?”


Haiku Review: Heller, "Catch-22"

Joseph Heller, Catch-22,  50th anniversary edition Random House, AU$14.99

Quick! To the planes! To
the mess! To the whores! Nazis,
friends? Yes! Oh, Snowden…

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