Most reviewers have given useful comments on this book, so I would just say one thing.
How can you not read a book that has some of these quotes in it (oh, these are from memory, so pardon a word here and there)
"He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt, and his only mission each time he went up was to come down alive."
"Anyone who met him was impressed by how unimpressive he was"
"His favourite line was 'opportunity knocks only once' and he would say it at every opportunity".
"But Yossarian knew he was right, because, to the best of his knowledge he had never been wrong."
There are a few such quotes on every… Read more