Tender Is the Night
Publish date: April 10th 2012
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, Modern Classics
Honestly, I was soooo bored with this. I didn't care about the characters at all.
The same warning signs that told me Frog Music is an abomination appear again. The first sentence is stiff. We spend a whole page setting a scene, but the atmosphere isn’t interesting. I know France is an exotic, exciting place. This cliche was boring the first time I read it. Characters appear, and...
Contrairement aux amants, ils n'avaient pas de passé. Contrairement aux époux, ils n'avaient pas d'avenir.
Tender is the Night was published January through April, 1934. As an exercise in understanding, I am going to list a few things that were happening in 1933 through 1935 in the United States (per wikipedia): The U.S. was in the midst of a deep depression. 25% of the workforce was unemployed. FDR im...
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