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This Side of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality... More > of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.< Less
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This Side of Paradise is the debut novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was published in 1920.[1] Taking its title from a line of Rupert Brooke's poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and... More > morality of post–World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status seeking. The novel famously helped F. Scott Fitzgerald gain Zelda Sayre's hand in marriage due to its success.< Less
This Side of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality... More > of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking. In the summer of 1919, after several years of courtship, Zelda Sayre broke up with the 22-year-old Fitzgerald. After a summer of heavy alcohol use, he returned to St. Paul, Minnesota where his family lived, to complete the novel, hoping that if he became a successful novelist he could win Zelda back. While at Princeton, Fitzgerald had written an unpublished novel called The Romantic Egotist and ultimately 80 pages of the typescript of this earlier work ended up in This Side of Paradise. This book is written in three parts. Book One: The Romantic Egotist; Interlude; Book Two: The Education of a Personage.< Less
This Side of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Published in 1920 by Charles Scribner's, This Side of Paradise was Fitzgerald's first novel to go into print and was reconstruction of an earlier story called The Romantic Egotist. The plot deals... More > with life in America after the First World War and in particular the romantic experiences of the lead character Amory Blaine who finds that social upbringing and, more importantly, money can have an impact of finding and holding onto the women he falls in love with. This Side of Paradise is very much the autobiographical first novel with Amory Blaine taking the part of Fitzerald in his attempts to seduce and marry first Isabelle Borge and then, when that doesn't work out, Rosalind Connage. Both female characters were based on women the author wanted, indeed, following the book's success, he was able to marry the second; in real life, Zelda his subsequent wife.< Less
This Side of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an... More > attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.< Less
This Side of Paradise By Francis Scott Fitzgerald
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Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American Jazz Age author of novels and short stories. He is regarded as one of the greatest twentieth century... More > 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. This Side of Paradise is his debut novel . in 1920, and the title is from a line of the Rupert Brookepoem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractivePrinceton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking< Less
This Side of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. The book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton... More > University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking. This Side of Paradise blends different styles of writing: at times a fictional narrative, at times free verse, sometimes narrative drama, interspersed with letters and poems from Amory. In fact the novel's odd blend of styles was the result of Fitzgerald cobbling his earlier attempt at a novel The Romantic Egotist together with assorted short stories and poems that he composed, but never published. Burton Rascoe of the Chicago Tribune wrote that "it bears the impress, it seems to me, of genius. It is the only adequate study that we have had of the contemporary American in adolescence and young manhood." H. L. Mencken wrote that This Side of Paradise was the "best American novel that I have seen of late."< Less
This Side of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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This Side of Paradise chronicles the life of Amory Blaine from his childhood up through his early twenties. Born the son of a wealthy and sophisticated woman, Beatrice, Amory travels the country with... More > his mother until he attends the fictitious St. Regis prep school in New England. He is handsome, quite intelligent though lazy in his schoolwork, and he earns admission to Princeton. Though initially concerned with being a success on campus, after failing a class he gives himself over to idleness; he prefers to learn through reading and discussions with friends than through his classes.< Less
This Side of Paradise By F. Scott (Francis Scott) Fitzgerald
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This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality... More > of post–World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status seeking. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Side_of_Paradise Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December 21, 1940) was an American novelist and short story writer, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Scott_Fitzgerald< Less
This Side of Paradise By Scott Fitzgerald
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