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the Catcher in the Rye anyone?


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#1 deadpoets

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 05:57 AM

I first discovered this book as a preteen and it really resonated with me on several levels and remains one of my favorite and most treasured books of all time Anyone else feel this way about it or am I the only one? Also, I have a spare copy and want it to go to someone who loves it as much as I do so if anyone loves it and needs a copy let me know. 


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Posted 12 June 2020 - 10:11 PM

I need to re-read it.

 

Have you read "Franny And Zooey" yet or his short stories?  It's a bit over the top and very angsty, but I love the scenes and characters so I don't care.  I almost get an ASMR effect from reading his descriptions.  I save his books for when I'm really feeling the drama.


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Posted 15 June 2020 - 11:15 AM

I need to re-read it.

 

Have you read "Franny And Zooey" yet or his short stories?  It's a bit over the top and very angsty, but I love the scenes and characters so I don't care.  I almost get an ASMR effect from reading his descriptions.  I save his books for when I'm really feeling the drama.

yeah I have a few times I used to like that one a lot but I need to re-read it for sure


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Posted 02 July 2020 - 11:49 AM

Yes! I also read it preteen and it was probably my first proper "adult" book. I was so confused as to what at "sonuvabitch" was lmao.

 

I read his short stories too and really liked them. I haven't read anything by him in ages, though Catcher in the Rye I read once a year for at least 5 years.


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Posted 25 November 2020 - 05:47 PM

I liked the themes and the messages of the novel. Deffo could relate to Caulfield feeling like he was walking through an inauthentic playground ("phony" this and that) but for some reason I couldn't get myself to really get sucked into the story.


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Posted 09 December 2020 - 01:31 AM

i read it every year, usually in the winter.

just kinda calls to me. it's like chatting with an old friend

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Posted 09 December 2020 - 06:42 AM

I loved it so much, one of my favourite books. I have to read it again <3


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