J. D. Salinger (The Catcher in the Rye)

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J. D. Salinger (The Catcher in the Rye)

Postby Penitent » Mon Mar 12, 2007 10:27 am

What can I say about this one that has not been said before? My mother language is not English, I was given this in English school and this is the book that convinced me I had to learn this darn language. This is the highest compliment I can give. I just can't believe they let Americans read this in High School.
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Postby delby » Tue Mar 13, 2007 12:04 pm

What can I say I just didnt get it .I bought it last year because people always talk about it but there was nothing there for me I can listen to any old one moan about what they hate on the bus or at work so why bother with a book of swomeone moaning.
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Postby John R » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:41 pm

i have also read it, and was rather under whelmed by it, my expectations were just too high i think. Not sure how it is a classic, what makes it so good? I'm couldn't answer that.
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