Catch-22

By Joseph Heller


The novel is set during World War II, from 1942 to 1944. It mainly follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forces B-25 bombardier. Most of the events in the book occur while the fictional 256th Squadron is based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Italy. The novel looks into the experiences of Yossarian a…


Published date: January 1, 1961
Type: Books
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humour

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I used to buy [this book] for a lot of people because I just thought if you hadn’t read it, you had to but maybe that era is over.