The Catcher in the Rye

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Holden, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He spends three days in New York City and tells the story of what he did and suffered there.
Ha scritto il 09/04/20
A classic that I waited till my 69’s to read (con TRADUZIONE)
The Catcher in the Rye is a story about the adventures of a young man named Holden after he is kicked out of his school, Pencey Prep. He struggles throughout the book on learning the concept of growing up and letting others grow up too. Through these...Continua
Ha scritto il 14/03/16
I don't understand why this is so famous

Well Salinger writes about a potential serial killer, but i don't think that this book is such a masterpiece.

Ha scritto il 11/08/15
A novel about a very cynical teenage boy despising the adult world (which he says is full of phonies) and refusing to grow up. He likes to isolate himself from his peers but is also in need for connection - he got in touch with a few of his old frie...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/06/15
Favourite quotation:
"Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You're by no means alone on that score, you'll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been jus...Continua
Mario Grella
Ha scritto il 16/02/15

"... Non raccontate mai niente a nessuno. Se lo fate, poi comincia a mancarvi chiunque." Che altro aggiungere?

Ha scritto il Dec 17, 2017, 18:28
Non raccontate mai niente a nessuno. Se lo fate, poi comincia a mancarvi chiunque.
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Ha scritto il Jan 18, 2015, 13:39
"I held hands with her all the time, for istance. That doesn't sound like much, I realize, but she was terrific to hold hands with. [...] We'd get into a goddam movie or something, and right away we'd start holding hands, and we wouldn't quit till t...Continua
Ha scritto il Jul 23, 2011, 06:25
Every time I came to the end of a block and stepped off the goddam curb, I had this feeling that I'd never get to the other side of the street. I thought I'd just go down, down, down, and nobody'd ever see me again. Boy, did it scare me. You can't im...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jul 25, 2009, 08:55
What really knocks me out is a book that, when you are all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much though.
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la zia bea
Ha scritto il Apr 27, 2009, 14:56
- Ehi, - disse Stradlater. - Mi faresti un grosso favore?- Quale? - dissi. Senza troppo slancio. Quello stava sempre a chiederti un grosso favore. Prendete uno molto bello, o uno che si crede proprio un fenomeno, bè, sta sempre a chiedervi di fargli...Continua
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