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Yossarian says, "You're talking about winning the war, and I am talking about winning the war and keeping alive."
"Exactly," Clevinger snapped smugly. "And which do you think is more important?"
"To whom?" Yossarian shot back. "It doesn't make a damn bit of difference who wins the war to someone who's dead."
"I can't think of another attitude that could be depended upon to give greater comfort to the enemy."
"The enemy," retorted Yossarian with weighted precision, "is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on."
Mirabile dictu, the book holds up post-Reagan, post-Gulf War. It's a good thing, too. As long as there's a military, that engine of lethal authority, Catch-22 will shine as a handbook for smart-alecky pacifists. It's an utterly serious and sad, but damn funny book. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Major Major Major Major - revolutionary at the time I suspect.
This was a very interesting book and I did very much enjoy it. It was a very complex novel and had many interesting events that were far from in order. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Terri M.
As a non English native speaker, Catch22 was a very hard read for me to understand. It took over a month to finish. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Amanda Amaral
I am revisiting this book. I read it 35 years ago. It is still a great read. I am not qualified to do a "literary" review of the book. Read morePublished 23 days ago by John D.
Includes powerful book reviews from major authors; e.g. Burgess, Mailer, and others. This is a must-read edition for an understanding of how American attitudes about war and... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Philip C. Williams
Simply the best Catch there is, my favorite book of all time and I don't ever read, but I read this book often...it's that good.Published 1 month ago by Matt Stark
Finished Catch 22 by Joseph Heller today. Pretty good book if you like black humor and sarcasm which of course I do. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chad Hightower
Possibly one of the best books ever written. There are no wasted characters and anyone who has ever served in a branch of the military will see someone they recognize if not... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Soulsurvivor