Transport back to the 1920s jazz-era with F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel about love, loss, greed, and envy, The Great Gatsby.
Relive the glorious excess of the roaring 1920s with this beautifully designed, jacketed hardcover edition of The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald's best-known novel is set in hedonistic Jazz Age Long Island and tells the story of millionaire Jay Gatsby and his pursuit of his former lover, Daisy Buchanan.
A novel that touches on the topics of materialism, class, desire, and the American Dream, this enduring classic continues to capture imaginations nearly a century after its first publication. This edition includes a biographical timeline for Fitzgerald, as well as a further reading section if you'd like to learn more about the impact of this novel. At the start of the 2020s, this highly collectible edition of this American masterpiece is the perfect addition to any personal library.
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Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was an American writer best known for his novels depicting the 1920s Jazz Age, the most famous and critically acclaimed of them being The Great Gatsby. His other novels are This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, and Tender Is the Night. He also published short stories and wrote screenplays.