Sundays in be-uh..car with..Catcher in the Rye

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This Sunday was one of traveling! And my family of friends. Picked up by Marius and Ingrid by car, drove to Saskia and Arnoud to drop off the laundry I did and pick up Puk to go to the Museon with him! It’s a science museum with a focus on active learning; doing things and discovering. But that’ll be in tomorrow’s post. I had some oppurtunities to read though, despite it not exactly being as comfy as my bed fort.
I think I’ve done a ‘Sundays in bed with’ on ‘Catcher in the Rye’ before, or the May Bout of Books, but truth to be told: never finished it. But I did now! 😀

Catcher in the Rye

As posted in the GoodReads review: I’m still on the fence about this one. On one hand I like some parts, some narrative. And sometimes it engages me to want to slap Holden in the face. But it doesn’t grasp me. Not until the end.
In a way slightly boring, but while processing it I might come to appreciate it more. The language, the coping of him. It’s ‘sort of’ weirdness. Maybe I dislike it because I get annoyed by him being a phony complaining about phonies. Maybe I actually will like it. Or perhaps not, not a clue. We’ll see 🙂
And now I can finally watch John Green’s literature Crash Course video on it! Wheeee!


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