Monthly Archives: April 2013

My Review of Catch-22, an all-time classic

On some Top 100 lists for the greatest fiction ever written, Catch-22 is ranked top 10 and even top five, so why didn’t I like it? And what is the connection between Catch-22 and M.A.S.H.? I get to the bottom of it with my review. Continue reading

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My Review | Catch-22

The original New York Times review of Catch-22 stated, “A dazzling performance that will outrage nearly as many readers as it delights.” I wasn’t outraged nor delighted. Perhaps because I read it 50 years after publication and didn’t go through World War II, I am sure I am missing many references of the period or the literary allusions and am not able to appreciate it as much as others. Continue reading

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