Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him.
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" Wildly original, brutally gruesome, a dazzling performance that will outrage as many readers as it delights. Vulgarly, bitterly funny, it will not be forgotten by those who can take it" ( New York Times)
"Blessedly, monstrously, bloatedly, cynically funny and fantastically unique. No one has ever written a book like this" ( Financial Times)
"The greatest satirical work in the English language" ( Philip Toynbee, Observer)
"My all-time favourite war-novel" ( Andy McNab, Spectator)
"The first real adult book I ever read, aged 13. It taught me 1) even grown-up books can be funny, 2) I never want to enlist in the armed forces" (Lionel Shriver Marie Claire)
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Book Description Random House, 2010. Book Condition: Very Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Bookseller Inventory # GRP87551372
Book Description Random House, 2010. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP73244103
Book Description Vintage, 2010. Book Condition: Fair. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4456749
Book Description Dell Publishing, New York, 1973. Softcover. Book Condition: Fair. 562 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. FICTION. Here is the war novel to end all war novels, and all wars. One of the most important works of our generation - an intensely moving, compusively readable contemporary classic. (Key Words: Fiction, Novels, War, Yossarian, Joseph Heller). book. Bookseller Inventory # 39217X1