Cover of: The Great Gatsby | F. Scott Fitzgerald

About the Book

Here is a novel, glamorous, ironical, compassionate – a marvelous fusion into unity of the curious incongruities of the life of the period – which reveals a hero like no other – one who could live at no other time and in no other place. But he will live as a character, we surmise, as long as the memory of any reader lasts.

It is the story of this Jay Gatsby who came so mysteriously to West Egg, of his sumptuous entertainments, and of his love for Daisy Buchanan – a story that ranges from pure lyrical beauty to sheer brutal realism, and is infused with a sense of the strangeness of human circumstance in a heedless universe.

It is a magical, living book, blended of irony, romance, and mysticism.

--first edition jacket

Edition Notes

The Scribner Library
No ISBN

Series
The Scribner Library
Genre
Fiction.
Copyright Date
1925, 1953

Classifications

Library of Congress
PZ3.F5754 Gr20 PS3511.I9

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
182 p.
Number of pages
182

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6252393M
Internet Archive
greatgatsbyfitzrich
LC Control Number
58014791
OCLC/WorldCat
39849739
Hathi Trust
006058859
Library Thing
2964
Goodreads
3218830

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