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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
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Jun 22, 12

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Read from June 09 to 22, 2012

I feel like I'm missing out on something, but I found this book to be a bit tedious and mostly boring. Maybe I would have enjoyed it more in the throes of teen angst, but I just couldn't relate to it much at all. It has such a fantastic reputation that I feel like I ought to go look up some critical analysis to try to figure out what I'm missing. Am I overlooking some brilliant insight, or am I just at the wrong place in life?
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Melanie I couldn't agree more. I don't understand why it is so popular.


Annalyn I read it as a teenager and from what I understand those that read it as a teenager loved it and if they re-read it as an adult, not so much.


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