At the heart of Joseph Heller's bestselling novel, first published in 1961, is a satirical indictment of military madness and stupidity, and the desire of the ordinary man to survive it. It is the tale of the dangerously sane Captain Yossarian, who spends his time in Italy plotting to survive.
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"'Blessedly, monstrously, bloatedly, cynically funny, and fantastically unique. No one has ever written a book like this'" ( Financial Times)
"'An apocalyptic masterpiece'" ( Chicago Times)
"'Not only the best novel to come out of the war but the best novel to come out of anywhere in years'" ( The Nation)
One of 15 limited edition Vintage Future Classics published to celebrate Vintage's 15th birthday. The 15 titles were voted for by reading groups all over the UK as being books that would still be read in 100 years time.
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Book Description Vintage Classics, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 560 pages. 7.80x5.08x1.42 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099496968
Book Description Vintage Books USA, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099496968