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Review: The Great Gatsby

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

THE GREAT GATSBY, F. Scott Fitzgerald's portrait of the Jazz Age in all its decadence and excess, is, as editor Maxwell Perkins praised it in 1924, "a wonder." It remains one of the most widely read, translated, admired, imitated and studied twentiethcentury works of American fiction. This deceptively simple work, Fitzgerald's best known, was hailed by critics as capturing the spirit of the ... Read full review

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Review: The Great Gatsby

User Review  - Dalton Gamroth - Goodreads

*REREAD Liked: - The atmosphere. I adore the 1920s and the party and the New York City atmosphere. It's literally 3 of my favorite things (The Roaring Twenties, parties, and NYC) all mashed into one ... Read full review

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User Review  - UL Harper - Goodreads

I stopped writing reviews about books because I'm an author myself. It didn't seem like my place to judge another story for the good or otherwise. However, after much complaining and debate about The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle Dollinger - Goodreads

The Great Gatsby is a novel narrated by a man named Nick Caraway. The book takes place in the 1920s and follows Nick's mysterious and "great" neighbor, Jay Gatsby. After having lunch with his cousin ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sophie Hollister - Goodreads

The Great Gatsby was a pretty good book however it was very confusing. It was written in earlier times so I think that is one of the main reasons it was so confusing. Also this book included a lot of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Serena - Goodreads

The Great Gatsby was one of the longer and more 'boring' books that I came across in my search for Great American novels. There was honesty too much dialogue and details from characters I wasn't fully ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bridget - Goodreads

I didn't mind the Great Gatsby, overall. Fitzgerald's writing is really beautiful, and for me that was the biggest strength of the book. The way the themes are carried through the novel is very ... Read full review

Review: The Great Gatsby

User Review  - HNC Library - Goodreads

This was read by Colette Reeves as part of her English studies and reviewed it as part of the Six Book Challenge. Here is what she has to say: "A story about Jay Gatsby and his dream to have Daisy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christina Torretta - Goodreads

Well.. it took me a few chapters to get into this but once I had a sense of who the narrator was I was able to fully commit myself to his life and what was going on and I absolutely fell in love. What ... Read full review

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User Review  - Collin Morgan - Goodreads

Embitterment In the Great Gatsby by Francis Fitzgerald, Nick Carraway is presented as the narrator with a natural curiosity and a scrupulous eye. His nature is complicated by the notion that he is ... Read full review

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