The Catcher in the Rye
by J. D. Salinger
Editor: Little, Brown & Company
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Anyone who has read J’s storiesDSalinger New Yorker, A in particular a perfect day for Bananafish, uncle degenerated in Connecticut, The Laughing Man and for Esme–With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children.The hero-narrator of THE CATCHER IN THE RYE is a former sixteen-year-old boy, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield.Because of circumstances that tend to prevent adult description, flea market, he leaves his school in Pennsylvania and underground in New York City for three days.The boy himself is both too simple and too complex for us to make any final comment about him or his story.Perhaps the safest thing to tell us about Holden is that he was born in the world, not only strongly attracted to beauty, but almost, desperately impaled upon it.There are many voices in this novel: childhood voices, adult voices, subterranean voices–but Holden’s voice is the most eloquent of the whole.Transcend his own vernacular language, remaining wonderfully faithful to him, he emits a perfectly articulated cry of mixing pain and pleasure.However, like most amateurs and clowns and poets of higher orders, he kept most of the pain and for himself, however, he kept most of the pain.The pleasure that he betrays, or cancels, with all his heartIt’s there for the player that takes care of everything to keep
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