The Great Gatsby (Paperback)

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The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F.Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of characters living in the fictional town of West and East Egg on prosperous Long Island in the summer of 1922. The story primarily concerns the young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his quixotic passion and obsession for the beautiful former debutante Daisy Buchanan.

Considered to be Fitzgerald's magnum opus, The Great Gatsby explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess, creating a portrait of the Roaring Twenties that has been described as a cautionary tale regarding the

American Dream.

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American fiction writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age. While he achieved limited success in his

lifetime, he is now widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

He finished four novels: This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night. A fifth, unfinished novel, The Last Tycoon, was published posthumously.



Product Details
ISBN: 9789388318075
ISBN-10: 9388318072
Publisher: Hawk Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 1996
Pages: 164
Language: English