The Catcher In The Rye, J.D. Salinger

The narrator is living in an unspecified institution when he recounts his week in New York City during Christmas break following his expulsion from Pencey Prep, a preparatory school in Pennsylvania. The narrator later tells the reason for his expulsion is due to his poor performance at the school. He…

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

A graduate from New Haven and veteran of the Great War decides to travel East to learn the bond business. He rents a small house with another young man at West Egg, a less unfashionable village but populated with wealthy people. His next-door neighbour is a mysterious gentleman named Jay…

The Case Against William, Mark Gimenez

William Tucker, number twelve, was the senior quarterback for the Texas Longhorns. He was born to play football, especially for a quarterback. He was big; he was strong, and he was fast. William was proud of his fame as a star footballer, and everyone considered him a role model.While…

The Ninth Hour, Alice McDermott

This story focuses on Sally, who grows up in a convent after her father committed suicide, leaving her mother as a widow before Sally was born.Growing up in the convent has piqued her interest to become a nun. Her mother refuses to let her go until she was reminded…

A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihara

Willem and Jude are looking for an apartment to rent. Although the apartment is on the eleventh floor and only has one closet, they agree with it, but unfortunately, the estate agent rejects their application due to their financial background.Their friend JB pull some strings with his colleague, who…