The Beautiful and Damned (Vintage Classics)

The Beautiful and Damned (Vintage Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald 0307476359 9780307476357
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Fitzgeralds second novel, a devastating portrait of the excesses of the Jazz Age, is a largely autobiographical depiction of a glamorous, reckless Manhattan couple and their spectacular spiral into tragedy. Published on the heels ofThis Side of Paradise, the story of the Harvard-educated aesthete Anthony Patch and his willful wife, Gloria, is propelled by Fitzgeralds intense romantic imagination and demonstrates an increased technical and emotional maturity.The Beautiful and Damnedis at once a gripping morality tale, a rueful meditation on love, marriage, and money, and an acute social document. As Hortense Calisher observes in her Introduction, Though Fitzgerald can entrance with stories so joyfully youthful they appear to be safewhen he cuts himself, you will bleed.

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 400

Publisher: Vintage

Publication Date: 2010-08-10


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