Joseph Heller

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A Catch-22 is a particular kind of paradox first described to Yossarian by Doc Daneeka. This catch is described as follows: any soldier sane enough to hate warfare is sane enough to have to…

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Most of the characters of Catch-22Yossarian, Nately, Orr, Aarfy, McWatt, Hungry Joe, and Major de Coverley—fly to Rome for rest leave at some point in the…

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