The Great Gatsby

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Turtleback Books, Jun 1, 1995 - Fiction
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One of the classics of twentieth-century literature, "The Great Gatsby" is now available in a definitive, textually accurate edition.

The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan has been acclaimed by generations of readers. But the first edition contained a number of errors resulting from Fitzgerald's extensive revisions and a rushed production schedule. Subsequent printings introduced further departures from the author's words. This edition, based on the Cambridge critical text, restores all the language of Fitzgerald's masterpiece. Drawing on the manuscript and surviving proof of the novel, along with Fitzgerald's later revisions and corrections, this is the authorized text - "The Great Gatsby" as Fitzgerald intended it.

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The prose and language of this novel is to die for. - Goodreads
There was something so out of sync in the writing. - Goodreads
A love story and a romance story. - Borders
The ending is a shocker that no one will expect. - Borders

A Decent Book

User Review  - Heet Shah - Flipkart

The book quality is decent enough. Its quite thin and the font size is medium. As for the story itself, it is one of the top American classics of all time. Although I didn't feel the plot was too good ... Read full review

Brilliant Cover Art.

User Review  - Nawed Akhter - Flipkart

Brilliant book and an equally brilliant Cover art. The pages seems to be of great quality but after keeping it for a couple of months on the book-shelf, I noticed yellow patches on the pages; weird ... Read full review

About the author (1995)

F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896 1941) was one of the literary titans of the 20th century. A member of the Lost Generation of the 1920s, Fitzgerald s writings best captured what he termed The Jazz Age, a period of declining traditional American values, prohibition and speakeasies, and great leaps in modernist trends.

Charles Scribner III received his BA, MFA, and PhD from Princeton University in art and archaeology. He has worked in publishing for nearly thirty years and is a prominent authority on Caravaggio, Bernini, Rubens, and other artists. He has written biographies on Rubens and Bernini; articles for "Vanity Fair," "Art & Antiques," and other publications; and has lectured at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery, the Smithsonian, Christie's, and various universities. He lives in New York City with his wife, Ritchie, an artist and teacher.

Born in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1900, Zelda Fitzgerald was an American writer and the wife F. Scott Fitzgerald. A novelist, poet, and dancer, she was an icon of the 1920s.

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