Catch-22

Joseph Heller

fiction classics
adventurous reflective slow-paced

523 pages

This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller's masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.

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Moods

dark 100%
funny 100%
challenging 66%
reflective 55%
adventurous 44%
sad 44%
emotional 22%
hopeful 11%
informative 11%
lighthearted 11%
relaxing 11%
tense 11%

Pace

slow 50%
medium 40%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 37%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 12%

Average rating

3.79