The Great Gatsby
THE GREAT GATSBY, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted “gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession,” it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s.

The Great Gatsby is one of the great classics of twentieth-century literature.

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  • Henry Avila
    Oct 26, 2016

    Henry Avila

    Jay Gatsby, is a mysterious young man, who gives extravagant parties on Long Island, New York, outside his palatial mansion , in the warm, lazy, summer nights. That he doesn't know the people he invites, not to mention the numerous gatecrashers, might make it a little strange, but this...

  • Nishat
    Sep 13, 2016


    F. Scott Fitzgerald in his intricately patterned novel, spectacularly draws an enigmatic millionaire and his exceedingly idealistic passion for a beautiful, but insincere woman in an unprecedented flourishing era. Today happiness largely defined by the acquisition of material things, a...

  • orsodimondo
    Sep 7, 2016


    COSÌ CONTINUIAMO A REMARE, BARCHE CONTRO LA CORRENTE, SOSPINTI SENZA POSA VERSO IL PASSATO .Romanzo che mi è parso molto, molto cinematografico (anche se non credo Fitzgerald avesse ancora incominciato a lavorare a Hollywood quando Gatsby fu pubblicato). Ma il cinema per gli US ...

  • Gina
    Jul 25, 2016


    Over drinks, I’ve observed—like so many smart alecks—that much of The Great Gatsby’s popularity relies heavily on its shortness. At a sparse 180 pages, Fitzgerald’s masterpiece could be argued to be the “Great American novella.” Gatsby, like so many o...

  • Brian Yahn
    Jul 8, 2016

    Brian Yahn

    Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan are two of the most memorable characters in literature. F. Scott Fitzgerald weaves them tragically together in this perfectly plotted masterpiece.Every scene is unforgettable--so distinct and unique--from the grandest party ever recorded, to the most tense...

  • Huda Yahya
    Jun 13, 2016

    Huda Yahya

    ترتبط هذه الرواية في ذهني بذكريات جميلة ودافئةفلقد درستها في عامي الأول في الكلية?...

  • Brina
    May 27, 2016


    One of the themes of my reading this year is to reread the classic books I read while in school and view them through adult eyes. It is in this light that I read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby and rated it 3.5 stars. Taking place during the roaring twenties in Long Island, New ...

  • Clau R.
    Apr 25, 2016

    Clau R.

    Se me olvidó actualizar la info de este libro en GR, oops. Luego dejo un review por acá, aunque ya expliqué mi sentir en el Wrap up de Los Juegos de Booktube, en el canal.OH, y no estoy segura del rating que le puse al libro, en estos días pensaré si debo subirlo o bajar...

  • 7jane
    Feb 26, 2016


    (a 'book most of my GR friends have on their list' #1 bookHow many really have the 'blue face' cover - how many just chose it because they found it beautiful, or because they couldn't/wouldn't change it? *shrug*This book's Finnish title is 'The Gold Hat', but I don't like that one much...

  • Inge
    Dec 4, 2014


    There was one thing I really liked about The Great Gatsby.It was short. ...