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The Great Gatsby PDF Summary

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The Great Gatsby PDF Summary

The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald has everything a book could – and should – have: a good ol’ rags-to-riches story, a lot of romance, even more lies and betrayals, organized crime, parties, murders, attractive golfers and dazzling child-like heiresses, jazz music…

And it’s still as didactic as books get.

Find out in what way. And why you need to read it straight away.

Who Should Read “The Great Gatsby”? And Why?

“The Great Gatsby” is rightfully considered both a literary masterpiece and the Great American Novel.” Read it to find out more about the nature of the American dream than any newspaper story or news coverage will ever be able to tell you.

F. Scott Fitzgerald Biography

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald was an American writer, the leading author of the Jazz Age and one of the most prominent members of America’s Lost Generation.

Due to a raucous lifestyle – profoundly intertwined with the nature of Fitzgerald’s wife, the high-spirited socialite Zelda Sayre – he died just a few months after his 44th birthday.

Even so, he managed to write 164 short stories (and publish four short story collections) and four highly praised novels: “This Side of Paradise,” “The Beautiful and Damned,” “The Great Gatsby,” and “Tender Is the Night.”

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers in history.

Plot

It’s the summer of 1922.

Or, as U. S. pop-historians like to say – the Jazz Age.

We would have enjoyed adding a digression or two here, but this takes us straight back to our novel because the term was coined by none other than its author, the great writer and even greater alcoholic, F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Now, the narrator of “The Great Gatsby” is not Gatsby. In fact, the title character doesn’t even appear for about half of the book.

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