For Esmé with Love and Squalor
by J.D. Salinger
When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- Joseph Goebbels, Die Zeit Ohne Beispiel (108)
- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (108)
- D-day (the Normandy Invasion) (4, 111, 159)
- V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day) (106)
- Pearl Harbor (113)
- Dwight Eisenhower /Eisenhower jackets (120)
- Bob Hope (113, 143)
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