Review: The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

by F.Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby brilliantly captures the disillusion of a society obsessed with wealth and status. Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby appears to have it all, yet he yearns for the one thing that will always be out of his reach, the absence of which renders his life of glittering parties and bright young things ultimately hollow. Gatsby’s tragic pursuit of his dream is often cited as the Great American Novel.

Descriptive, rich in detail, cited as the most powerful love story ever, but my view: self-absorbed people only looking out for themselves, tragic must read classic book, probably better the second time around.

Published by Penguin

Recommended Retail Price $9.95

Recommended Age: 16+

My Rating: 4/5

Read a great review of the book here from Book to the Future.

Buy a copy of the book here at my website.

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