The Great Gatsby
Abacus, 1991 - 202 pages
This short novel distilled the essence of glamour and illusion of a generation during the early part of this century. Everyone took advantage of Jay Gatsby's hospitality, and few people could recognize their host. He seemed to be a person without background, without history, without a home.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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