The Beautiful and Damned
A captivating and glamorous tale of squandered talent that defined "The Lost Generation" of 1920s New York.
Anthony Patch and Gloria Gibson are the golden children of the Jazz Age. They marry and embark on a life of glittering parties, lavish expenditure and scandalous revelry. When the money dries up their marriage founders. In this wistful novel Fitzgerald portrays the decline of youthful promise with devastating clarity.
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The Beautiful and Damned (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Much of Scott's work is going public domain, and reprints are coming fast and furious. Besides "Diamond," this contains other gems, e.g., "The Ice Palace" and "Bernice Bobs Her Hair." Penguin has also released an $8.95 edition of The Beautiful and the Damned (ISBN 0-14-118087-0). Read full review