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Fitzgerald's first novel, reprinted in the handsome Everyman's Library series of literary classic, uses numerous formal experiments to tell the story of Amory Blaine, as he grows up during the crazy years following the First World War. It also contains a new introduction by Craig Raine that describes critical and popular reception of the book when it came out in 1920. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
Fitzgerald's first novel, about a coterie of Princeton socialites, appears in a 75th anniversary edition.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This book was definitely well written and I really did enjoy the character of Amory Blaine. The lost generation was a very interesting time to read about. Read morePublished 18 days ago by C. James
this may not be one of f. scott fitzgerald's best books in terms of the story but the writing is so smooth and beautiful that it makes it a joy to read anyway. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Amazon Customer
It read more to me as a biography of the MC rather than an actual story. There was no plot but mere parts of his life that was reflected on and written. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed The Beautiful and Damned and Great Gatsby but this story just bored me. I don't understand the appeal but I am no intellectual.Published 23 days ago by Shoopster
This Side of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, is a semi-autobiographical sketch of a young man in the first decade of the 20th century. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michele
Well-written piece of American literature tho not as poignant as "The Great Gatsby," yet having several superb Norman Rockwell covers included in its' contents helped win... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Don Kidwell
Well worth the reaed, but certainly not one of Fitzgerald's best. Still, this should be a part of your electronic library and remains classic American fiction.Published 1 month ago by Pat