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The Catcher in the Rye

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8 years, 10 months ago at Mar 24 22:24
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C'è da andare in "brodo di giuggiole" a leggere questo libro. Se si pensa con la testa di un ventenne d'oggi, magari non sembra così trasgressivo (anche se non ci scommetterei). Ma i libri sono fatti per questo, per mettersi nella testa e nei panni di un epoca e di un personaggio. Ci sono mille modi per raccontare l'irrequietezza giovanile, ma quello di Salinger mi è sembrato il migliore.

Far, far more than a book.

7 years, 3 months ago at Sep 26 20:00
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Why is this book considered iconic? Because it's the most life-changing experience a work can ever get. Why is that so?

Because it helps people having been sexually abused to get over it.

You definitely must read this book if you have any experience related to sexual abuse and are well aware of its consequences (whether you came through this problem yourself or not). ... read more

The Catcher In the Rye by Salinger

12 years, 5 months ago at Jul 30 22:44
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The masterpiece? The magnum opus? Whatever the hell you want to call this - it's got enough truth to drive some people insane. If you haven't read this, you're not a functioning member of society. But don't stop here, either - this is hardly the man's finest hour. Deeper, more beautiful words lie further into the Salinger collection...
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Manufacturer: Tandem Library
Release date: 3 October 1999
ISBN-10 : 0808514032 | ISBN-13: 9780808514039
Tags: Fiction (10), Drama (7), Classic (5), Coming Of Age (4), American (4), Novel (3), 1950s (3), Made Into A Film (3), Controversial (3), Youth (3), 1951 (3), 2008 (2), Want To Read (2), Banned/challenged (2), Literature (2), Usa (2), Debut (2), Classics (2), 1950's (1), Classic Literature (1)
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