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In the Silence

Lights were flickering too much that night, and although I didn’t have my glasses on, I’m pretty sure everyone else was dancing. I think the music was also too loud, but it was all just white noise to me. 530 more words


The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger

An interesting read. Holden strikes me as slightly unhinged, to be honest. His capricious moods and almost nihilistic outlook on life allows the reader to gain an insight on what it’s like to see the world through the eyes of someone like that, in this certain period – the 1950s. 272 more words


The Catcher in the Rye

“Some game. If you get on the side where all the hot-shots are, then it’s a game, all right – I’ll admit that. But if you get on the other side, where there aren’t any hot-shots, then what’s a game about it?

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Book Review

Books That Lead You to Books

Word of mouth is powerful exchange in the market of book selling. No publicist can match it. Person A reads a book and recommends it to Person B, who immediately tells Person C, “You have to read this!” right on down the alphabet. 598 more words


The Catcher in the Rye

I think this novel is supposed to be directed towards teenagers, but I am not sure. Anyway, I decided to read it because J.D. Salinger was mentioned several times in some random forums where I was stalking information about Myer-Briggs personalities and authors. 3,053 more words


The "Catcher Cult", or the Ambiguity of a Familiar Quote

“Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and nobody’s around – nobody big, I mean – except me. 309 more words


The Catcher in the Rye

Apparently, I was supposed to have read this in high school. I’m so glad I chose Slaughterhouse Five instead. An introduction to Vonnegut was a much better life choice than this nonsense. 367 more words