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Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
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Aug 25, 2010

it was amazing

Granted, it took me a quarter of the year to finish for some reason, but this is one of the funniest, most clever books I've ever read. Heller has truly impeccable timing. And though there are a handful of touching/heart-breaking/gut-wrenching moments, this is a comedy from start to finish.
And it's a rare thing indeed that a comedy in any medium be recognized so widely and unanimously as a work of great art and social value, but I'm glad this one did. And fifty years later, it is the case-in-point for an argument that no one is having but me.
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Reading Progress

August 10, 2010 – Started Reading
August 25, 2010 – Shelved
November 3, 2010 –
page 136
29.37%
November 10, 2010 –
page 176
38.01%
November 15, 2010 –
page 200
43.2%
November 17, 2010 –
page 293
63.28%
December 7, 2010 – Finished Reading

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