JD Salinger dead at 91

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JD Salinger.. the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.. has died aged 91
Salinger was a giant of American literature whose seminal novel lent a voice to the angst and despair felt by generations of rebellious adolescents

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Yes, he wrote a couple of good books apparently. ......rye" was a bit miserable for me so I didnee finish it.

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A veteran of, and badly affected by, the Battle of the Bulge.


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A seminal book for me, growing up in the fifties. Rumours abound that he continued to write after his last New Yorker publication and that his refuge will be full of literary classics. I wonder.