Catch-22: Living Up to the Hype?
Review / May 20, 2014

Author: Joseph Heller
Publisher: Vintage
Year: 1961
ISBN: 9780099536017
Rating: ★★★★☆
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Catch-22 is a good book – there is no doubt about it. When you consider that the greater part of “World War II fiction” is synonymous with the works of Frederick Forsythe and Alistair Maclean, Catch-22 is a much needed breath of fresh air and possibly one of the most mature novels of its kind. Exciting the book definitely is, but is it important?