A review by ariam
The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

dark emotional reflective sad tense
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? It's complicated
  • Loveable characters? No
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


maybe it’s my dislike for holden clouding my judgment, but it just felt like it dragged on and on and was so very repetitive about little details I had no interest in. i did’t mind the writing style and i liked the sort of monologues holden would have in his head about people he met or about his past encounters.

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