Save Me The Waltz

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Random House, May 31, 2011 - Fiction - 256 pages
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'Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.'

One of the great literary curios of the twentieth century Save Me the Waltz is the first and only novel by the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. During the years when Fitzgerald was working on Tender is the Night, Zelda Fitzgerald was preparing her own story, which strangely parallels the narrative of her husband, throwing a fascinating light on Scott Fitzgerald's life and work. In its own right, it is a vivid and moving story: the confessional of a famous glamour girl of the affluent 1920s and an aspiring ballerina which captures the spirit of an era.

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User Review  - JM Johnson - Goodreads

I think that every person should read this novel before passing judgement on Zelda Fitzgerald. There are always two sides to every story and this book gives a voice to this often misunderstood woman who lived in the shadow of her husband. Read full review

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User Review  - booktothefuture - Goodreads

Oh, Zelda. Look what they've done to you. Sure, your novel had a few problems, but there's no way you deserved this fate - to be regarded as interesting only because you were married to some guy who ... Read full review

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Zelda Fitzgerald (1900 - 1948) was an American novelist and the wife of writer F.Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the 1920s. She wrote magazine articles and short stories, and at 27 became obsessed with a career as a ballerina. Zelda was diagnosed with schizophrenia and died in a hospital fire.

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