The Great Gatsby

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Random House, 2011 - Fiction - 148 pages
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Fitzgerald's glittering Jazz Age masterpiece.

Jay Gatsby is a self-made man, famed for his decadent champagne-drenched parties. Despite being surrounded by Long Island's bright and beautiful, Gatsby longs only for Daisy Buchanan. In shimmering prose, Fitzgerald shows Gatsby pursue his dream to its tragic conclusion. The Great Gatsby is an elegiac and exquisite portrait of the American Dream.

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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

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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

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F. SCOTT FITZGERALD (1896 -1940) is widely considered the poet laureate of the Jazz Age. He wrote many short stories and four novels, This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and the Damned, Tender is the Night and The Great Gatsby. An unfinished novel, The Last Tycoon, was published posthumously.

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