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User Review  - longhorndaniel - LibraryThing

so i finally read this classic and enjoyed the ending but that was about all; just way way too much silly build up in the story with out enough build up of the characters Read full review

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User Review  - Lord_Boris - LibraryThing

I dithered between and 3 and 4 stars for this. The book starts very slowly and you need to stick with it until anything much happens. In that way it reminded me of Heart of Darkness and like that book ... Read full review

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User Review  - cyderry - LibraryThing

I had heard so much hype about how great this book was, and to be honest I was thoroughly disappointed. I don't have a good track record with Classic literature and this one wasn't any better IMHO ... Read full review

Review: The Great Gatsby

User Review  - jean - Goodreads

this got off to a really really slow start so if you can survive that then kudos to you bc the narrator literally narrates Everything that happens ever second of all: jay gatsby as a character. this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anthony - Goodreads

I'm going to be really honest here. I think this book is painfully forced throughout. At the end of the first chapter that one big symbol is introduced, you know what I'm talking about if you read the ... Read full review

Review: The Great Gatsby

User Review  - Humera gull - Goodreads

This is one of those books that doesn't appeal to me. Even though it has a kinda simple story line, it is just a romantic novel straight from the garbage. Sure it's classic, but wouldn't it be more of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michelle Sibley - Goodreads

I challenged myself to read 6 classics this year, this is the second one I've managed. I'm not quite sure if I enjoyed it or not, the storyline wasn't gripping and I'm not sure I really liked the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Muhammad - Goodreads

I do not posses the literary sense to fully appreciate the book I suppose. Some of it also has to do with not able to fully grasp the pre-world war II era language. Modern dialect has ruined it for me ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kirsti (Melbourne on my mind) - Goodreads

In all honesty, I had absolutely no idea what The Great Gatsby was about before I read it. I'm quite hesitant when it comes to early twentieth century fiction - I'm a big fan of nineteenth century ... Read full review

Review: The Great Gatsby

User Review  - Ubiquitousbastard - Goodreads

I think I was supposed to get a message out of this. Don't hang on to the past? But then the end kind of goes and says "why the hell not?" at least the way I understood it. Maybe the message was that ... Read full review


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