I read this novel quite a while back and remember well how much fun it was. It will always remain refreshing till there are politicians looking for martyrs to deify while there are real soldiers trying to remain alive.
But this is not the only reason Catch-22 is good. In nearly all aspects of military life it takes you away from jingoism and towards the humorous aspects. It’s hilarious to hear colonel Cargill, a failed marketing executive magically turned into a colonel by the war, giving pep talk to the officers.
The officers who look after the mess and the men who aid the doctor are priceless.
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