This Side of Paradise (Dover Thrift Editions)

This Side of Paradise (Dover Thrift Editions)

F. Scott Fitzgerald


Fitzgerald's first novel, This part of Paradise (1920) was once a right away, marvelous good fortune and demonstrated his literary attractiveness. might be the definitive novel of that "Lost Generation," it tells the tale of Amory Blaine, a good-looking, filthy rich Princeton pupil who halfheartedly consists of himself in literary cults, "liberal" pupil actions, and a sequence of empty flirtations with younger ladies. whilst he eventually does fall really in love, besides the fact that, the younger lady rejects him for another.
After serving in France through the conflict, Blaine returns to embark on a profession in advertisements. nonetheless younger, yet already cynical and world-weary, he exemplifies the younger women and men of the '20s, defined through Fitzgerald as "a iteration grown as much as locate all gods lifeless, all wars fought, all faiths in guy shaken."

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