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CATCH AS CATCH CAN

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9781471158841
20,90 лв.
Not many writers introduce a phrase – let alone a whole idea – into the language. In Catch-22, Joseph Heller invented a motif
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Автор Joseph Heller
Страници 352
Корица мека
Език английски
Година 2016
Дата на получаване 12.11.2016 г.
Издателство Simon & Schuster
ID на книга 25825884
ISBN 9781471158841
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Not many writers introduce a phrase – let alone a whole idea – into the language. In Catch-22, Joseph Heller invented a motif for the modern world. The book shaped everything that came after it, establishing Heller's reputation as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. But where did the author who was able to create that novel come from? And what happened to those remarkable characters?

In Catch as Catch Can, Joseph Heller’s stories are collected for the first time, and clearly chart the development of a genius. From Heller's recollections of his Coney Island childhood to the later stories of his greatest creation, Yossarian, Catch as Catch Can is the last great work of one of the twentieth century's most important literary figures.

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Joseph Heller was born in Brooklyn in 1923. In 1961, he published Catch-22, which became a bestseller and, in 1970, a film. He went on to write such novels as Good as Gold, God Knows, Picture This, Closing Time (the sequel to Catch-22), and Portrait of an Artist, as an Old Man. Heller died in December 1999.

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