This Side Of Paradise

This Side Of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

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 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.

''A truly amazing first novel.'' --H. L. Mencken --American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a scholar of American English

''Bears the impress of genius . . . Splendid and fascinating.'' --Chicago Tribune

''The glorious spirit of abounding youth glows throughout this fascinating tale . . . As a picture of the daily existence of what we call loosely 'college men,' this book is as nearly perfect as such a work could be . . . It could have been written only by an artist who knows how to balance his values, plus a delightful literary style.'' --New York Times

About the Author
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 December...

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