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Teddy revolves around Mr. and Mrs. McArdle and their 10-year-old son, Teddy, who, it turns out, is a genius. This is a short story by Salinger, which later got added the Nine Stories collection of his.
What makes this book stand out?
The ironic and observant words of Teddy share a similarity to those of J. D. Salinger himself. Perhaps, another superficial insight into Salinger's being.
Read it for
Story is a beautiful disagreement, holding out the tale of tenuous life in one hand and yet supercilious towards society.
Don't read it for
The ending of the story is doubtful and leaves the reader confused and wondering.