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15 Classic Novel Endings We Would Change

By Matt Heckler Oct 9, 2013

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The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

When it comes to absolute classics, there aren't many more widely known than The Catcher in the Rye. We feel wholeheartedly that everyone should read Catcher in their teenage years, as it perfectly encapsulates the whole "growing up" thing for so many kids. That being said, the ending feels kind of sudden, and not complete, as though there should have been another chapter there. It doesn't feel quite as final as we'd like.

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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