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Catch-22 Synopsis

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, Howard Jacobson

Catch-22 Press Reviews

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 * Blessedly, monstrously, bloatedly, cynically funny and fantastically unique. No one has ever written a book like this * Financial Times * 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 * It is a rare book in that it has the ability to make you laugh out loud and be deeply moved within a few pages. -- Adam Staten * British Journal of General Practice *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099536017
Publication date: 1st October 2019
Author: Joseph Heller, Howard Jacobson
Publisher: Vintage an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 576 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Joseph Heller, Howard Jacobson

Joseph Heller was born in 1923 in Brooklyn, New York. He served as a bombardier in the Second World War and then attended New York University and Columbia University and then Oxford, the last on a Fullbright scholarship. He then taught for two years at Pennsylvania State University, before returning to New York, where he began a successful career in the advertising departments of Time, Look and McCall's magazines. It was during this time that he had the idea for Catch-22. Working on the novel in spare moments and evenings at home, it took him eight years to complete and was ...

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