Catch 22 Author:Joseph Heller "A triumph! A classic of our era!" — -Los Angeles Mirror — "An apocalyptic masterpiece!" — -Chicago Sun-Times — "Wildly Original, brutally gruesome, vulgarly, bitterly, savagely funny... It will not be forgotten by those who can take it!" — -The New York Times — Joseph Heller's CATCH-22 is a phenomenon of publishing history. It has appeared in a dozen... more » languages and countries with combined worldwide sales of more than 8,000,000 copies
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CATCH-22 is about an Air Force bombardier named Yossarian who wants the bombing to stop.
CATCH-22 is about his fellow flyboys, U.S. generals, American nurses, Roman prostitutes, and other participants in military madness and civil insanity.
CATCH-22 is "wildly original, brutally gruesome, a dazzling performance, vulgarly, bitterly, savagely funny, unforgettable" (The New York Times).
Here is the war novel to end all war novels, and all wars. Here is one of the most important works of our generation--an intensely moving, compulsively readable contemporary classic.« less