The Great Gatsby

Front Cover
Harper Collins, Oct 11, 2011 - Fiction - 195 pages
2978 Reviews

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.

HarperPerennialClassics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
1179
4 stars
960
3 stars
518
2 stars
215
1 star
106

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - JamieBH - LibraryThing

Sadly,as I read (listened) to this book a second time around (15 years later!) I found myself remembering nothing from my initial read, not a single detail. I love Fitzgerald's writing style, I really ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - alchemie - LibraryThing

I re-read this today after disliking it in high school. What a different experience! I highly encourage anyone who read this when they were young to revisit it later in life (and when you don't have a ... Read full review

All 7 reviews »

Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 9

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. Upon graduating from Princeton, he served in the Army and worked briefly in advertising. He married his wife, Zelda, in 1920, a week after his first novel, This Side of Paradise, was published. His works, considered by many to be classics, include The Great Gatsby, Tender is the Night, and the uncompleted The Last Tycoon. He died of a heart attack at the age of 44.

Bibliographic information