Catch 22 – “You are mistaken in calling it a novel”

Via the fantastic Letters of Note, this is a fantastic study in how different people view literature. I had a lot of trouble with Catch 22 — and granted I read it a good 50 years later than Evelyn Waugh — but I still thought it was an incredible piece of work. However, her observation that it wasn’t a novel is fascinating.

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