The Great Gatsby

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Harper Collins, Oct 11, 2011 - Fiction - 195 pages
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The Great Gatsby is the tale of Nick Carraway and his mysterious neighbour Jay Gatsby. Drawing Nick into the world of lavish parties that defined the roaring twenties, the charismatic millionaire Gatsby will stop at nothing and spare no expense to capture the heart of his beloved, Daisy, but in so doing sets in motion tragedy that will consume them all.

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The prose was beautiful and poetic. - Goodreads
The plot itself is also weak and pacing is difficult. - Goodreads
A wonderful depiction of a post World War One America. - Goodreads
The ending totally threw me off guard. - Goodreads
Excellent book, and the writing is very lyrical. - Goodreads
The Great Gatsby is nothing short of a page turner. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Alisha Samnani - Goodreads

Personally, The Great Gatsby starts out as a very slow read but it picks up at Chapter 3 when you start to connect with the characters in the book. Not only is this a great book of suspense but the ... Read full review

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American author F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (1896-1940) completed four novels--This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, Tender is the Night and The Great Gatsby--and wrote numerous short stories, including "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." He is widely considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century.

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