EXCELLENT, detailed review! If you’ve read ‘Catch-22’, it will make you want to re-read it!
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“Anything worth dying for…is certainly worth living for.”
-Joseph Heller, Catch-22
I am not a fan of war novels or those involving the armies since I am not a fan of explosive scenes in books, and the numerous military jargons make me unable to appreciate the story involved (if there are any stories at all). I suppose you can say that I am afraid that military strategies and serious political affairs might permeate the plot in war novels. Basically, a war novel is not my thing, but Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 is not it.
Catch-22 tells about Yossarian, a 28-year-old captain of the 256th squadron of the twenty-seventh United States Army Air Force stationed in the small island of Pianosa. Yossarian, despite being part of the ongoing World War II, despises the war since he believes that strangers from everywhere are trying to kill him. Not only are the people from…
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