The Great Gatsby

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HarperCollins, Oct 11, 2011 - Fiction - 195 pages
1585 Reviews

The Great Gatsby is the tale of Nick Carraway and his mysterious neighbour Jay Gatsby. Drawing Nick into the world of lavish parties that defined the roaring twenties, the charismatic millionaire Gatsby will stop at nothing and spare no expense to capture the heart of his beloved, Daisy, but in so doing sets in motion tragedy that will consume them all.

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gorgeous imagery, lovely, flowering writing. - Goodreads
The plot itself is also weak and pacing is difficult. - Goodreads
Great prose & storytelling...beautiful words! - Goodreads
Now the ending . . . The ending caught me off guard. - Goodreads
A wonderful depiction of a post World War One America. - Goodreads
The Great Gatsby is nothing short of a page turner. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Semira Chan - Goodreads

I can appreciate a classic.. usually they're written by word count as the authors were paid per word, which is why they were so lengthy and slow and chock full of unnecessary description. However, if ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aaron - Goodreads

Interesting character, this mystery man, Jay Gatsby is. This book is short, 180 pages. I think this short novel could have been excellent, if it was at least three hundred pages long. Wonderful story ... Read full review

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American author F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (1896-1940) completed four novels--This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, Tender is the Night and The Great Gatsby--and wrote numerous short stories, including "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." He is widely considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.

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