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Eight years, two titles and one well-timed war: how Catch-22 became a cult classic

15 mins | Jun 27, 2019
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Publishers feared the book was irrelevant and missed its time, but Joseph Heller proved everyone wrong. George Clooney’s TV adaptation hits screens in 2019, but for Joseph Heller, it was a rocky road to success. Heller was confronted by publishers who feared that a story set in the early 40s risked missing its time, seeming irrelevant in prosperous American peacetime".
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