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THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT IN THE RYE

J.D. Salinger, reclusive author of “The Catcher in the Rye”, ceased publishing new material in 1965.  He continued writing for the next 45 years in a bunker next to his home located in Cornish, New Hampshire.  The subject matter of his writing has been a well-kept secret by Salinger, despite an eager public thirst for more.  Speculation over the material ranged from a sequel to “The Catcher in the Rye” to a chronicle of a family of geniuses and perhaps to a mystic view of religion.
Upon his death in 2010, it was revealed that most of his secret writing will be released in installments between 2015 and 2020.
For the first time, here is a sample of Salinger’s mysterious work:

“ All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.   All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.  All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”.