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Joseph Heller

Gems From Catch-22

Catch-22 is a novel that is widely acclaimed as a master pieceĀ  by Joseph Heller. The story is set in Pianosa, Italy and the period is second world war. It highlights the plight of men of US army and air force sent there to take part in the war. It ridicules the working style of bureaucracy in the army where no logical thing happens. Heller himself was a pilot in the second war in that theater and has closely observed the war and the working of government machinery. In a nutshell it highlights the absurdity of the war and its… Read More »Gems From Catch-22

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