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

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


I know a lot of people find Holden annoying beyond belief but I think this is a beautifully tragic story about grief and neglect. I want to scoop Holden up in my arms and hold him tight. 

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