Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Genre: Historical Fiction
Published: April 10th, 1925
Synopsis: This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby is the bright star of the Jazz Age, but as writer Nick Carraway is drawn into the decadent orbit of his Long Island mansion, where the party never seems to end, he finds himself faced by the mystery of Gatsby's origins and desires. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life, Gatsby is hiding a secret: a silent longing that can never be fulfilled. And soon, this destructive obsession will force his world to unravel.
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“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”