The ultimate in teenage rebellion, JD Salinger's first person narrative follows Holden Caulfield's coming-of-age in New York. Caulfield is an unreliable, rebellious narrator (and character) who, while inspirational, is somewhat hard to like thanks to his whining and constant obsession with himself.
'The Catcher in the Rye' was censored, and in some areas banned, upon its initial release as it challenged just about every sociological value going. The novel has also been steeped in further controversy thanks to its links with assassins, notably John Hinckley Jr who tried to kill Ronald Reagan. This is also the book that Mark David Chapman had on his person when he assassinated John Lennon.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
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