F. Scott Fitzgerald
Everyman's library volume 227
Recently the basis for a major motion picture starring Hollywood golden boy Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" was written in 1922 by the golden boy of early twentieth-century American fiction, F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of such era-defining masterworks as The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night. The tale follows the travails and triumphs of the title character, who is born in the body of an elderly man and becomes...
Flappers and Philosophers is a collection of short stories by America author F. Scott Fitzgerald, most famous for his novel The Great Gatsby. The collection was his first such publication and includes the stories "The Offshore Pirate", "The Ice Palace", "Head and Shoulders", "The Cut-Glass Bowl", "Bernice Bobs Her Hair", "Benediction", "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong" and "The Four Fists."
Evoking the Jazz-Age world that would later appear in his masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, this essential Fitzgerald collection contains some of the writer’s most famous and celebrated stories. In “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” an extraordinary child is born an old man, growing younger as the world ages around him. “The Diamond as Big as the Ritz,” a fable of excess and greed, shows two boarding school...
As the May Day Riots of 1919 are breaking out, a group of Yale alumni gather for a jazz dance, revealing the disparate backgrounds, existence, and expectations of the American upper and lower classes. The interrelated events of F. Scott Fitzgerald's story capture both the hysteria and privileged existence of the young and the wealthy in the early days of the Jazz Age.
"May Day" was originally published by F. Scott Fitzgerald in a 1920 issue...
This volume assembles 46 classic works by F. Scott Fitzgerald, ranging from short stories to novels to poetry and essays. Included are:
THE CAMEL'S BACK
PORCELAIN AND PINK
THE DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ
THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON
TARQUIN OF CHEAPSIDE
"O RUSSET WITCH!"
THE LEES OF HAPPINESS
JEMINA, THE MOUNTAIN GIRL
THE OFFSHORE PIRATE
THE ICE PALACE
HEAD AND SHOULDERS
10) El gran Gatsby
It was an age of miracles," declared F. Scott Fitzgerald of the 1920s, "it was an age of art, it was an age of excess, and it was an age of satire." No author is more closely associated with the decade than Fitzgerald, who christened it the Jazz Age and chronicled its manners and morals. His lyrical, witty fables of society life reveal the disillusionment and cynicism behind the Roaring Twenties' glamorous façade.
Six of Fitzgerald's best-loved...
A sumptuously illustrated adaptation casts the powerful imagery of F. Scott Fitzgerald's great American novel in a vivid new format.
From the green light across the bay to the billboard with spectacled eyes, F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 American masterpiece roars to life in K. Woodman-Maynard's exquisite graphic novel—among the first adaptations of the book in this genre. Painted in lush watercolors, the inventive interpretation emphasizes
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The dowdy Bernice becomes a 'society vampire' after guidance from her popular cousin Marjorie. But when the new party girl Bernice begins to threaten her cousin's own popularity, Marjorie lays a fiendish trap for her gullible cousin.
Here is a story celebrating the riotous, cocktail-swilling, 'Bright Young Things' of the interwar years. Laurel Lefkow reads F Scott Fitzgerald's classic Jazz Age tale set in 1920s California, in which revenge