The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
J.D. Salinger
Star Rating
Reviewer's Rating
Aug 12, 2022

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger, Realistic Fiction

Holden Caulfield is a young independent boy navigating the world. He takes us along as he goes
through hardships like getting kicked out of prep school. He has an interesting complex so it is
assumed that he is in some kind of mental hospital but he never quite says where he is. Through
his journey, you realize he's just trying to protect his younger self and innocence. Does he stay
innocent though?

This is a book that really clicked towards the end when I got the meaning. It is definitely a good
read if you understand it but however, but I could see how some don’t like it. That being said I
would recommend this book to someone who is older maybe an adolescent or an adult.

I’d give this a rating of 3.

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