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The Great Gatsby

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  • 192 Seiten
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The world and his mistress are at Jay Gatsby's party. But Gatsby stands apart from the crowd, isolated by a secret longing. In be... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Klappentext The world and his mistress are at Jay Gatsby's party. But Gatsby stands apart from the crowd, isolated by a secret longing. In between sips of champagne his guests speculate about their mysterious host. Some say he's a bootlegger. Others swear he was a German spy during the war. They lean in and whisper 'he killed a man once'. Just where is Gatsby from and what is the obsession that drives him?

Autorentext

Francis Scott Fitzgerald was born in 1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and educated at Princeton. Stationed in Alabama, he met and later married Zelda Sayre. His first novel, This Side of Paradise published in 1920, was a tremendous critical and commercial success. Fitzgerald followed with The Beautiful and the Damned in 1922, The Great Gatsby in 1925 and Tender is the Night in 1934. He was working on The Last Tycoon (1941) when he died, in Hollywood, in 1940.



Zusammenfassung
Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby appears to have it all, yet he yearns for the one thing that will always be out of his reach, the absence of which renders his life of glittering parties and bright young things ultimately hollow. Glamorous, dangerous, hopeful and desperately in love, Gatsby's naïve dreams can only lead to destruction.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Great Gatsby
Untertitel: Penguin Books
Autor:
EAN: 9780141389936
ISBN: 978-0-14-138993-6
Format: Taschenbuch
Herausgeber: Penguin Books
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 192
Gewicht: 116g
Größe: H180mm x B110mm x T17mm
Jahr: 2012