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 Vintage, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99552183