Catcher in the Rye Book Group Comments

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger has certainly caused some very different reactions amongst the First Wednesday Book Club members! It brought up a number of questions of what life was like in December 1949 in the USA.  The book features the memories of teenager Holden Caulfield of events occuring a year earlier and is written from a first person perspective. The 2 main questions asked by the group were: why did we like it and; why did we NOT like it? Continue reading