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The Great Gatsby (Paperback)
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The Great Gatsby (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 10/04/2018
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'A classic, perhaps the supreme American novel.'  - The Sunday Times

Enigmatic, intriguing and fabulously wealthy, Jay Gatsby throws lavish parties at his West Egg mansion to impress Daisy Buchanan, the object of his obsession, now married to bullish Tom Buchanan. Over a Long Island summer, his neighbour Nick Carraway, a writer and a cousin to Daisy, looks on as Gatsby and Daisy's affair deepens.

Tragedy looms in F. Scott Fitzgerald's fictional masterpiece, frequently named among the best novels of the twentieth century.

Ironically, The Great Gatsby initially struggled to find its audience and was regarded as something of a flop after the success of This Side of Paradise and The Beautiful and the Damned. It was only posthumously that Fitzgerald’s novel took on its brilliance, even distributed freely amongst WWII American troops overseas to boost cultural morale. 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471173936
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 15 mm


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'More than an American classic; it's become a defining document of the national psyche, a creation myth, the Rosetta Stone of the American dream.' - The Guardian

'F. Scott Fitzgerald was better than he knew, for in fact and in the literary sense he invented a generation.' - New York Times

'An unquiet masterpiece whose mystery never fails to exert its power.' - Robert McCrum, The Observer, 'The 100 Best Novels in English'

'A classic, perhaps the supreme American novel.' - The Sunday Times

“The Great Novel.”

There is something delicious about The Great Gatsby. It wraps you in the decadent but wholly false feel of the roaring twenties coating everything with the lyrical beauty Fitzgerald is famous for. I remember the first... More

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“The Great Gatsby is in fact great.”

I have really enjoyed this classic! The development between characters and the detailed selective narrative makes the read that every bit more enjoyable. Because every sentence is relevant to the story, it makes it a... More

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“Must Read alert!!”

Love this book! I was first introduced to it when I studied it for higher english and what a joy it was! I love F. Scott Fitzgerald's writing style as well as the characters, especially Gatsby himself. The story... More

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