This Side of Paradise
By (author) F. Scott Fitzgerald
This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Book DescriptionThis Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald's romantic and witty first novel, was written when the author was only twenty-three years old. This semiautobiographical story of the handsome, indulged, and idealistic Princeton student Amory Blaine received critical raves and catapulted Fitzgerald to instant fame. Now readers can enjoy the newly edited, authorized version of this early classic of the Jazz Age, based on Fitzgerald's original manuscript. In this definitive text, This Side of Paradise captures the rhythms and romance of Fitzgerald's youth and offers a poignant portrait of the "Lost Generation."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679447238
(216mm x 133mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library USA
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Francis Scott Key Fitzgeraldwas born in 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He attended Princeton University, where he began writing what would become his first novel, "This Side of Paradise."He left Princeton to join the army during World War I, though the war ended shortly after his enlistment."This Side of Paradise, "published in 1920, was a critical and financial success and was followed the same year by his first story collection, "Flappers and Philosophers, "followed by"Tales of the Jazz Age"in 1922.""Fitzgerald went on to publish three more novels "The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, "and"Tender Is the Night "and many more stories. He died in 1940, leaving his last novel, "The Love of the Last Tycoon, "unfinished."
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