It’s written by the American writer, J. D. Salinger. It’s a classic novel originally published for adults and has been translated into almost all of the world’s major languages. Around 1 million copies are sold each year with total sales of more than 65 million books. Many have listed it as one of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923.
Genre: Realist Fiction
5 Reasons Why It Is Your Next Book
You want to understand a teenage life and the complex issues of innocence, identity, belonging, loss, and connection that they face.
You want to experience a beautiful brother and sister relationship. It might remind you of your own sibling when you are reading it.
You are curious to know why it has become popular with adolescent readers.
It will help you in familiarizing you with teenage angst and alienation. It can help you in dealing better with your teenager kids if you are an adult; and if you are a teenager yourself, it will help you in understanding that you are not the only one who is feeling this way.
You will see the fake life and society through the eye of a teenager who denies being one of them.
“I’m quite illiterate, but I read a lot.”