Catch-22 (1961)

"Catch-22" is a novel by Joseph Heller, published in 1961. It is set during World War II and follows the story of Captain John Yossarian, a bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Forces who is struggling to stay alive and maintain his sanity in the face of the absurdities of war. The book is known for its dark humor, its portrayal of the insanity of war, and its themes of bureaucracy, conformity, and individualism. It has been highly praised for its writing and its depiction of the absurdity of modern life, and is considered a classic of
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