The Catcher in The Rye

From my previous post, I promised you to write about The Catcher in The Rye, right after I finished the book. I’m not an expert on English literature, but I’ll share my opinions about this phenomenal book.

The Catcher in the Rye is a novel written by J.D. Salinger, first published at 1951. The novel was so famous, even has become a common part of curriculum in English literature. One of the causes that make this book so famous might be its correlations with John Lennon case. About this, Lennon-Chapman.com ilustrated the horrific situation as follows:

Mark Chapman had just shot five bullets into John Lennon. He sat down on the sidewalk, took out a book from his overcoat pocket….and read several pages while waiting for the police.

The book was J D Salinger’s “The Catcher In The Rye”

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