Catch is a satirical war novel by American author Joseph Heller. He began writing it in ; the novel was first published in A "Catch" is "a problem for which the only solution is denied by a circumstance inherent in the problem or by a rule." For example, losing something is. Catch appears several times in the novel, always invoked to explain a contradiction or an inescapable paradox caused by the rule itself. It was adopted into. Catch, satirical novel by American writer Joseph Heller, published in The work centers on Captain John Yossarian, stationed in the Mediterranean. “Catch Anyone who wants to get out of combat duty isn't really crazy.” There was only one catch and that was Catch Now a Hulu limited series starring Christopher Abbott, George Clooney, Kyle Chandler, and Hugh Laurie. Fifty years after its original publication, Catch Catch Created by Luke Davies, David Michôd. With Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, Daniel David Stewart, Rafi Gavron. Limited series adaptation of the. Catch Directed by Mike Nichols. With Alan Arkin, Martin Balsam, Richard Benjamin, Art Garfunkel. A man is trying desperately to be certified insane. It is yet again defined as the law that the enemy is allowed to do anything that one can't keep him from doing. In short, then, Catch is any paradoxical. Coming from the novel of the same name, a Catch is a situation where one is trapped by two contradictory conditions. It's more generally used to refer to.