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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.
A true masterpiece of dark humor. I once made the mistake of taking this book with me on a trip where I had a long layover. Read morePublished 3 days ago by James F. Boyer
I loved it when I was 20 and I mean loved it. Having reread (most) of it recently, I had no affection for the story or characters. Read morePublished 3 days ago by poprich
Hilarious, witty, smart, interesting, and brilliant word use. Definitely a modern classic!Published 4 days ago by Nicholas Mull
I am sure that "those in the know" will think my review uniformed and that I just don't get the brilliance of this book and that is fine, we are all entitled to our... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Thundersnow
While Catch-22 can put people off due to being hard to follow or absurd, once you get accustomed to the writing style you come to love this book and really get caught up in the... Read morePublished 7 days ago by David Bobbitt
IT'S A CATCHA-22, A CATCHA-22! After his protestation, the small, mustachioed Italian man then threw his hands above himself in resignation. Read morePublished 9 days ago by THE GOOD STUFF REVIEWS by C. V. May