The Catcher in the Rye Audiobook by J.D. Salingertext
The Catcher in the Rye is established around the 1950s and is narrated by a young man called Holden Caulfield. Holden is not specific about his area while he’s telling the story, yet he makes it clear that he is going through treatment in a mental hospital or mental hospital. The Catcher in the Rye Audiobook Download. The events he tells take place in minority days between the end of the loss school term and also Xmas, when Holden is sixteen years old.
Holden’s story begins on the Saturday following completion of courses at the Pencey prep school in Agerstown, Pennsylvania. Pencey is Holden’s 4th institution; he has currently fallen short from three others. At Pencey, he has actually stopped working four out of 5 of his courses as well as has received notice that he is being removed, but he is not arranged to return house to Manhattan till Wednesday. He visits his senior background teacher, Spencer, to bid farewell, but when Spencer tries to reprimand him for his inadequate academic performance, Holden ends up being irritated.
Back in the dorm room, Holden is further irritated by his unclean next-door neighbor, Ackley, and also by his own roommate, Stradlater. Stradlater spends the night on a day with Jane Gallagher, a lady which Holden made use of to date and whom he still admires. Throughout the program of the night, Holden expands progressively anxious concerning Stradlater’s taking Jane out, when Stradlater returns, Holden questions him insistently about whether he aimed to make love with her. Stradlater teases Holden, who flies right into a craze as well as strikes Stradlater. Stradlater pins Holden down as well as bloodies his nose. Holden chooses that he’s had sufficient of Pencey as well as will certainly most likely to Manhattan three days early, remain in a resort, and also not tell his moms and dads that he is back.
On the train to New york city, Holden satisfies the mommy of among his fellow Pencey pupils. Though he believes this trainee is a total “bastard,” he tells the lady made-up stories regarding how shy her boy is and also just how well respected he goes to institution. When he gets to Penn Terminal, he enters into a phone booth and also considers calling several people, but for various reasons he determines against it. He gets in a taxi and asks the cab driver where the ducks in Central Park go when the lagoon ices up, but his concern annoys the motorist. Holden has the cab driver take him to the Edmont Hotel, where he examines himself in.
From his area at the Edmont, Holden can see right into the rooms of several of the visitors in the other wing. He observes a guy placing on silk stockings, high heels, a bra, a bodice, and also an evening dress. He also sees a male and a lady in one more space taking turns spewing mouthfuls of their drinks right into each other’s faces and also laughing hysterically. He translates the couple’s actions as a kind of sex-related play as well as is both dismayed and also aroused by it. After smoking a few cigarettes, he calls Confidence Cavendish, a female he has actually never ever fulfilled however whose number he obtained from a colleague at Princeton. Holden thinks he keeps in mind listening to that she used to be a stripper, and also he thinks he could convince her to make love with him. He calls her, and though she is at very first irritated to be called at such a late hr by a total stranger, she eventually recommends that they fulfill the following day. Holden doesn’t wish to wait that lengthy as well as winds up hanging up without organizing a meeting.
Holden goes downstairs to the Lavender Area and sits at a table, yet the waitress realizes he’s a minor and refuses to offer him. He flirts with three ladies in their thirties, who seem like they’re from community as well as are mostly interested in seeing a star. Nevertheless, Holden dances with them as well as feels that he is “fifty percent in love” with the blonde one after seeing just how well she dancings. After making some antics about his age, they leave, allowing him pay their whole tab.
As Holden goes out to the lobby, he begins to consider Jane Gallagher as well as, in a recall, states exactly how he was familiar with her. They met while investing a summer season holiday in Maine, played golf as well as checkers, as well as held hands at the flicks. One afternoon, throughout a game of checkers, her stepfather came into the porch where they were playing, when he left Jane started to cry. The Catcher in the Rye Audiobook – J.D. Salinger. Holden had actually relocated to rest beside her and also kissed her around her face, yet she wouldn’t allow him kiss her on the mouth. That was the closest they concerned “necking.”.
Holden leaves the Edmont and also takes a taxi to Ernie’s jazz club in Greenwich Village. Once again, he asks the taxi driver where the ducks in Central Park enter the winter season, as well as this taxi driver is even more short-tempered than the initial one. Holden sits alone at a table in Ernie’s and observes the other clients with distaste. He faces Lillian Simmons, among his older sibling’s previous partners, who welcomes him to rest with her and also her day. Holden claims he needs to fulfill a person, leaves, and strolls back to the Edmont.
Maurice, the elevator driver at the Edmont, supplies to send out a prostitute to Holden’s area for 5 dollars, and also Holden concurs. A girl, identifying herself as “Sunny,” arrives at his door. She carries out her gown, yet Holden begins to really feel “strange” as well as tries to make conversation with her. He claims that he recently undertook a spinal procedure and also isn’t really completely recouped to have sex with her, yet he uses to pay her anyhow. She sits on his lap and profane to him, however he insists on paying her 5 dollars as well as revealing her the door. Sunny returns with Maurice, that requires another 5 dollars from Holden. When Holden chooses not to pay, Maurice punches him in the belly as well as leaves him on the flooring, while Bright takes five dollars from his pocketbook. Holden goes to sleep.
He wakes up at 10 o’clock on Sunday as well as calls Sally Hayes, an eye-catching lady whom he has dated in the past. They prepare to satisfy for a matinee proving of a Broadway play. He eats breakfast at a sandwich bar, where he chats with 2 nuns about Romeo as well as Juliet. He offers the nuns ten bucks. He aims to telephone Jane Gallagher, however her mother addresses the phone, and also he hangs up. He takes a taxicab to Central Park to seek his younger sis, Phoebe, however she isn’t there. He assists among Phoebe’s schoolmates tighten her skate, as well as the girl informs him that Phoebe may be in the Gallery of Natural History. Though he recognizes that Phoebe’s course wouldn’t go to the museum on a Sunday, he goes there anyhow, but when he arrives he makes a decision not to go in as well as rather takes a taxicab to the Biltmore Resort to satisfy Sally.
Holden and also Sally most likely to the play, and Holden is frustrated that Sally talks with a child she understands from Andover afterward. At Sally’s idea, they most likely to Radio City to skate. They both skate poorly and also decide to get a table instead. Holden attempts to explain to Sally why he is unhappy at college, and also actually urges her to run away with him to Massachusetts or Vermont and live in a cabin. When she rejects, he calls her a “annoyance” and also makes fun of her when she reacts madly. She chooses not to listen to his apologies and also leaves.
Holden calls Jane once more, but there is no response. He calls Carl Luce, a boy who had actually been Holden’s student advisor at the Whooton College and also who is now a student at Columbia College. The Catcher in the Rye Audiobook (Streaming). Luce organizes to satisfy him for a drink after dinner, as well as Holden mosts likely to a film at Radio City to consume time. Holden as well as Luce meet at the Wicker Bar in the Seton Resort. At Whooton, Luce had talked honestly with several of the kids about sex, and also Holden aims to attract him into a conversation regarding it once again. Luce grows inflamed by Holden’s juvenile comments concerning homosexuals and also about Luce’s Chinese girlfriend, and he makes a reason to leave early.