This Side of Paradise (Dover Thrift Editions)
- Author:F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Publisher:Dover Publications
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- Sales Rank:13,976
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:English Language
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
- Dimensions (in):0.6 x 5.2 x 8.1
- Publication Date:April 12, 1996
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Definitive novel of the "Lost Generation" focuses on the coming of age of Amory Blaine, a handsome, wealthy Princeton student. He exemplifies the young men and women of the 20s who grew up to find "all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken." Fitzgerald's first novel and an immediate, spectacular success.
Fitzgerald's first novel, reprinted in the handsome Everyman's Library series of literary classic, uses numerous formal experiments to tell the story of Amory Blaine, as he grows up during the crazy years following the First World War. It also contains a new introduction by Craig Raine that describes critical and popular reception of the book when it came out in 1920.
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