'The Catcher in the Rye!'

Is a 1951

#novel

by J.D.

#Salinger

. A

#controversial

novel originally published for adults, it has since become

#popular

with adolescent readers for its themes of

#teenage

angst and alienation. It has been translated into almost all of the world's major languages. Around 250,000 copies are sold each year with total sales of more than 65 million

#books

. The novel's protagonist Holden Caulfield has become an icon for teenage rebellion. The novel also deals with complex issues of

#identity

,

#belonging

,

#loss

,

#connection

, and

#alienation

.

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