100 Copy Limited Edition This Side of Paradise centres on Amory Blaine, a young Midwesterner who, convinced that he has an exceptionally promising future, attends boarding school and later Princeton University Amory has an unsuccessful attempt at love, and is shipped overseas to serve in World War I When Amory returns home, he struggles to find love among the status driven women of New York City.This Side of Paradise is F Scott Fitzgerald s debut novel Published in 1920 and taking its title from a line of Rupert Brooke s poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post World War I youth Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is clearly based on Fitzgerald Both are from the Midwest, attended Princeton, served in the army, and had a failed romance with a debutante The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status seeking.This cloth bound book includes a Victorian inspired dust jacket, and is limited to 100 copies. New Read eBook This Side of Paradise Author F. Scott Fitzgerald – heartforum.co.uk
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American writer of novels and short stories, whose works have been seen as evocative of the Jazz Age, a term he himself allegedly coined He is regarded as one of the greatest twentieth century writers Fitzgerald was of the self styled Lost Generation, Americans born in the 1890s who came of age during World War I He finished four novels, left a fifth unfinished, and wrote dozens of short stories that treat themes of youth, despair, and age He was married to Zelda Fitzgerald.
- 220 pages
- This Side of Paradise
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- 19 August 2019 F. Scott Fitzgerald