The Great Gatsby


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Book Description

In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write "something new, something extraordinary and beautiful and simple + intricately patterned." That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel became The Great Gatsby, arguably Fitzgerald's finest work and certainly the book for which he is best known. A portrait of the Jazz Age in all of its decadence and excess, Gatsby captured the spirit of the author's generation and earned itself a permanent place in American mythology. Self-made, self-invented millionaire Jay Gatsby embodies some of Fitzgerald's--and his country's--most abiding obsessions: money, ambition, greed, and the promise of new beginnings. "Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It

Warui Maina

it was a book worth reading...a nice piece of art

Leila Wilson

I didn't enjoy this book. It doesn’t live up to the praise that surrounds it though this is just my personal opinion. Fitzgerald's ability with description is very good indeed. However the way this is used to portray the story from the point-of-view of the narrator "Carraway" makes the book to me – boring. It rambles on in a disjointed way and I struggled to finish it.

Gerald Schindler

Deservedly considered one of the greatest literary treasures of our world. Worth reading a second and a third time. Thank you for making it so readily available.

Adamu mohammed sani

because of great work you done to improve education world wide.

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