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User Review  - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing

I have this thing for short novels, where everything's written in impossibly beautiful language, that have bittersweet endings. It is all because of this book. I was all prepared to hate it, and then ... Read full review

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User Review  - mrsdanaalbasha - LibraryThing

This book is artificially bittersweet; the conversations, the characters, the events, the parties, the love and pain of it all seems to have a dreamlike quality. I'm still not sure what I love so ... Read full review

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User Review  - martensgirl - LibraryThing

I mind-blowing book. I was amazed at how much is packed into such a short book: the rich yet debauched characters, the plot and the beautiful description of Jazz Age America. Read full review

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User Review  - dbsovereign - LibraryThing

I think a lot of people misunderstand this book. Many have been fascinated (as we still are) by this glimpse into the lives of the rich/famous. A classic if for no other reason than that it still ... Read full review

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User Review  - trilliams - LibraryThing

Let the record show that, even though I told every college I applied to this was my favorite book, I didn't actually read this until I was 23. Also, moonshine is horrible. Read full review

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User Review  - OscarWilde87 - LibraryThing

Who is Jay Gatsby? An Oxford man, entrepreneur, bootlegger, host to illustrious parties, owner of a Long Island mansion, adulterer? Maybe the "Great Gatsby" is all of the latter. Maybe he is not. F ... Read full review

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User Review  - hatease - LibraryThing

Nick Carraway moves to New York to learn about the bond business. He becomes neighbors with Jay Gatsby who lives in a huge mansion and throws huge parties every Saturday night. Motifs, The American Dream 8th grade- High School Read full review

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User Review  - JudithDCollins - LibraryThing

On of my favorite books of all time (as movie was awesome, as well)! The timeless story of Jay Gatsby and his love for Daisy Buchanan is widely acknowledged as agree is the closest thing to the Great ... Read full review

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great and unique book

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User Review  - erinhoover17 - LibraryThing

Great book! It flowed nicely and kept me interested throughout the entire book. Read full review


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