Bob Slocum was a promising executive. He had an attractive wife, three children, a nice house, and as many mistresses as he desired. His life was settled and ordered; he had conformed and society demanded he be happy - or at least pretend to be, But the pretence was becoming more and more difficult, as Slocum's discontent grew into an overwhelming sense of desolation, frustration and fear. And then something happened. . .
"I used to think Catch-22 was my best novel until I read Kurt Vonnegut's review of Something Happened. Now I think Something Happened is"
Joseph Heller, 1923 geboren, war im Zweiten Weltkrieg Pilot der amerikanischen Luftwaffe. Später lehrte er an der Universität und arbeitete in der Werbebranche. Heller hat mehrere große Romane geschrieben. Joseph Heller starb am 12. Dezember 1999.