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User Review  - abergsman - LibraryThing

Somehow, I made it through high school without having to read The Great Gatsby as required reading. Retrospectively, that is probably a good thing. I was worried that it wouldn't live up to the hype ... Read full review

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User Review  - bohemima - LibraryThing

I’ve read this a half dozen times; every time I get something new from it. This time around I was especially conscious of Fitzgerald’s writing. Some passages and sentences are beautiful. The characters, though, are self-absorbed, shallow creatures. That too struck me more this time. Read full review

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User Review  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

(this review was originally written for bookslut) When I started reading The Great Gatsby I believed two things: First, that Gatsby was on our 100 best books list, and second, that I had read it ... Read full review

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User Review  - amaraki - LibraryThing

Awesome novel: 'awesome' used in every sense of the word and not as currently popular argot. What a great storyteller Fitzgerald is! What precise, evocative prose that captured the essence of a scene ... Read full review

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User Review  - LARA335 - LibraryThing

Reread in 2017. Think when I first read it as a 17 year old I was seduced by the glamour. Rereading it now, I'm bowled over by the spare writing and the structure - having more down-to-earth Nick ... Read full review

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User Review  - Winter Woods - Goodreads

This book was intriguing. But the end was sad and that makes me sad so yea. I really enjoyed it and it's a short time so if you have a million other things to do, you can find a couple hours and you'll probably be done with it. You should read this book for sure. Two thumbs up. Read full review

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User Review  - Robyn Groth - Goodreads

For me, this novel is about the choice between chasing after your dreams long after they've passed you by or moving on from your dreams, but always ruefully looking back at them. It's about the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristinah - LibraryThing

An amazing read for all groups. I would recommend this to just about any group. Read full review

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Purchased for my son. As described Read full review

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