In life he published famously little. But J.D. Salinger will become considerably more prolific in death, according to a documentary about the reclusive author.
It discloses the titles of five works by the writer of The Catcher in the Rye, which it says will be released in the years ahead. Holden Caulfied, the protagonist of his defining novel, will appear in a short story sequel entitled The Last and Best of the Peter Pans, written in 1962.
The disclosure is part of an exhaustive documentary on the writer, entitled simply Salinger, that was screened for the first time at the Telluride film festival in Colorado on Monday night.
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Citing two independent sources, Shane Salerno, the film’s writer, said that Salinger, who died aged 91 in 2010, left instructions for his estate to publish the works after his death. It has long…
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