Hardcover, 240 pages

Published Nov. 16, 2021 by Penguin Classics.

ISBN:
978-0-14-313634-7
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4 stars (102 reviews)

Here is a novel, glamorous, ironical, compassionate – a marvelous fusion into unity of the curious incongruities of the life of the period – which reveals a hero like no other – one who could live at no other time and in no other place. But he will live as a character, we surmise, as long as the memory of any reader lasts.

"There was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life.... It was an extraordinary gift for hope, a romantic readiness such as I have never found in any other person and which it is not likely I shall ever find again."

It is the story of this Jay Gatsby who came so mysteriously to West Egg, of his sumptuous entertainments, and of his love for Daisy Buchanan – a story that ranges from pure lyrical beauty to sheer brutal realism, and is infused …

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I'm really not much of a short story person. If they all have something in common or something connecting them in some way – for instance, they all have the same author or topic – that I might really enjoy them, but for the most part, they're not really my cup of tea.
This is a bunch of classics by classic authors, and they really DON'T have anything in common. I really liked one or two of them, but for the most part, it was only okay. But I am looking forward to my NEXT book – about global warming and the devastation potentially caused by it.

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