The Great Gatsby Modern Classic

Author(s): F. Scott Fitzgerald; Tony Tanner (Foreword by)

Classics

The Great Gatsby, the third book by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is the tried discovery of his artery. Published for first succession in 1925, this novel by celsitud of the era of jazz has been acclaimed by gestations of professors. The description of the mysteriously rich Jay Gatsby and his attachment to the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish bustle on Long Island at a time when The New York Times pointed out that "gin was the regional drink and genital national mania" is a exquisitely packaged account of America in the 1920 division.


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Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Francis Scott Fitzgerald was born in 1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and educated at Princeton. Stationed in Alabama, he met and later married Zelda Sayre. His first novel, This Side of Paradise published in 1920, was a tremendous critical and commercial success. Fitzgerald followed with The Beautiful and the Damned in 1922, The Great Gatsby in 1925 and Tender is the Night in 1934. He was working on The Last Tycoon (1941) when he died, in Hollywood, in 1940.

General Fields

  • : 9780141182636
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : February 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : F. Scott Fitzgerald; Tony Tanner (Foreword by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813.52
  • : 240
  • : Modern fiction; Classic fiction