This Side of Paradise
This 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... show more
This 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."
Publish date: July 14th 1998
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
No matter how many times I've tried to like The Great Gatsby, I just couldn't, so I picked this one up without much enthusiasm, but I was pleasantly surprised. As with Gatsby, I had a hard time relating to/caring about Mr. Amory Blaine and the rest of his upper crust Princeton friends, but there wer...
IntroductionNote on the TextSelect BibliographyA Chronology of F. Scott Fitzgerald--This Side of ParadiseExplanatory Notes
Publicado originalmente: El Extraño Gato del Cuento This Side of Paradise se me hizo un libro interesante el cual me falló bastante con el final. Si bien la sinopsis ya nos dice que este libro a largo de los años se ha tomado como una especie de biografía del escritor, yo no lo quise tomar así ¿Po...
Blog Stories Review: http://storiesbooksandmovies.blogspot.it/2014/04/di-qua-del-paradiso-francis-scott.htmlIn questo primo romanzo dell'autore de Il Grande Gatsby vi è una forte componente autobiografica. Il protagonista, infatti, viene immaginato come un coscritto dello stesso Fitzgerald.Il giovan...
Fitzgerald is one of my favorite writers and I love how this story could easily be as relevant to young college students today trying to find their place in the world as it was in his time.