For Esme - with Love and Squalor : And Other Stories, Paperback Book

For Esme - with Love and Squalor : And Other Stories Paperback


A collection of nine exceptional stories from the much-loved author of The Catcher in the RyeAn American soldier has a strange encounter with an orphaned English teenager the night before he leaves for war.

A four-year-old boy runs away in a dinghy; a missionary's child is kidnapped by Chinese bandits.

A honeymoon in Florida goes awry with tragic consequences.

Including the first stories to feature Salinger's beloved Glass family characters, this brilliantly varied collection offers a vivid introduction to the work of one of the most admired and widely read American novelists of the twentieth century. Witty, urbane and frequently affecting, For Esme - with Love and Squalor sits alongside Salinger's very best work - a gem that will be passed down for many generations to come.




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