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Quote of the Day - 21st May

The quote of the day is from JD Salinger’s most famous and controversial novel The Catcher in the Rye. Since its publication in 1951, its protagonist Holden Caulfield has become synonymous with adolescents everywhere. 35 more words

One language, many dialects!

I have recently – well not so recently now – begun reading Wuthering Heights, as part of my goal to read a good number of  344 more words


The Indiependent's Favourite Books

Literature is a unique experience, and it is this uniqueness that makes prose such an exciting art form. Books are not merely bland and boring pieces of battered paper, but living and breathing objects, pulsating with the lives of a thousand voices. 2,848 more words


I ❤ Holden

Well, it just so happens that the book I happened to be reading when I began this blog is J.D. Salinger’s phenomenal novel The Catcher in the Rye… 598 more words

Holden Caulfield

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger #3

This book is interesting in an odd sort of way. The main character, Holden, is an emotionally disturbed individual. He is only sixteen but I kept forgetting that. 66 more words


Beautiful Reciprocal Arrangement

“Among other things, you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behaviour. You’re by no means alone on that score, you’ll be excited and simulated to know.

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Why is it so hard for scholars to accept Holden Caulfield as an atheist?

Recently, I read JD Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye. I was not totally blown away by it, but I appreciate the story and the topics it explores. 436 more words