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, 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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