The Great Gatsby

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Jazz Age decadence meets elusive, tragic romance.

If you're drawn to the Roaring Twenties and its glittering veneer masking unfulfilled desires and stark realities, "The Great Gatsby" is the quintessential read. Fitzgerald's prose whisks you away to an era of opulence and the ultimate pursuit of the American dream, all while providing a piercing examination of the high society's underbelly. It's as much a historic tour as it is a timeless narrative of love and loss.

The Great Gatsby

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ISBN: 9781847492586
Publisher: Alma Classics
Date of Publication: 2012-03-01
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 3.93
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Invited to an extravagantly lavish party in a Long Island mansion, Nick Carraway, a young bachelor who has just settled in the neighbouring cottage, is intrigued by the mysterious host, Jay Gatsby, a flamboyant but reserved self-made man with murky business interests and a shadowy past. As the two men strike up an unlikely friendship, details of Gatsby's impossible love for a married woman emerge, until events spiral into tragedy.Regarded as Fitzgerald's masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of American literature, The Great Gatsby is a vivid chronicle of the excesses and decadence of the "Jazz Age", as well as a timeless, cautionary critique of the American dream.
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