If you want to know the truth.

from J.D. Salinger – The Catcher in the Rye (Chap. 1) on Rap Genius


“If you want to know the truth” is one of Holden’s many “catchphrases.” This catch phrase is ironic because Holden is an incredibly unreliable narrator.

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