The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby


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The Great Gatsby is a novel by the American author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Written in 1925, it is often referred to as “The Great American Novel,” and as the quintessential work which captures the mood of the “Jazz Age.” The novel takes place following the First World War. American society enjoyed prosperity during the “roaring” 1920s as the economy soared. At the same time, Prohibition, the ban on the sale and manufacture of alcohol as mandated by the Eighteenth Amendment, made millionaires out of bootleggers. After its republishing in 1945 and 1953, it quickly found a wide readership and is today widely regarded as a paragon of the Great American Novel, and a literary classic. Green Light – Publisher of classic e-Books on Kindle, Nook, iBookstore, and Kobo. Visit us at Twitter – GreenLightbooks’Gatsby’: The Greatest Of Them All.It seems to me, though, that no American novel comes closer than “Gatsby” to surpassing literary artistry, and none tells us more about ourselves. In an extraordinarily compressed space — the novel is barely 50,000 words long — Fitzgerald gives us a meditation on some of this country’s most central ideas, themes, yearnings and preoccupations: the quest for a new life, the preoccupation with class, the hunger for riches and “the last and greatest of all human dreams; for a transitory enchanted moment man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an aesthetic contemplation he neither understood nor desired, face to face for the last time in history with something commensurate to his capacity for wonder.”~The Washington PostThe quintessential Jazz Age novel. Rated 48 of the 100 Greatest Novels of All Time ~The Guardian Ranked 2nd of the 100 Best Novels of the 20th Century ~Modern LibraryRanked 46 of the 100 Books of the Century~ Le Monde

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