Relive the glorious excess of the roaring 1920s with this beautifully designed, jacketed hardcover edition of The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald's best-known novel is set in hedonistic Jazz Age Long Island and tells the story of millionaire Jay Gatsby and his pursuit of his former lover, Daisy Buchanan. A novel that touches on the topics of materialism, class, desire, and the American Dream, this enduring classic continues to capture imaginations nearly a century after its first publication. This edition includes a biographical timeline for Fitzgerald, as well as a further reading section if you'd like to learn more about the impact of this novel. One hundred years after this novel is set, this highly collectible edition of this American masterpiece is the perfect addition to any personal library. Essential volumes for the shelves of every classic literature lover, the Chartwell Classics series includes beautifully presented works and collections from some of the most important authors in literary history. Chartwell Classics are the editions of choice for the most discerning literature buffs. Other titles in the Chartwell Classics Series include: The Essential Tales & Poems of Edgar Allen Poe; The Essential Tales of H.P. Lovecraft; The Federalist Papers; The Inferno; The Call of the Wild and White Fang; Moby Dick; The Odyssey; Pride and Prejudice; Grimm's Fairy Tales; The Alchemist; Emma; The Secret Garden; Anne of Green Gables; The Phantom of the Opera; The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital; The Republic; Frankenstein; Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Meditations; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass; A Tales of Two Cities; Beowulf; The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Little Women; Wuthering Heights; Peter Pan; Persuasion; Aesop's Fables; The Constitution of the United States and Selected Writings; Crime and Punishment; Dracula; Great Expectations; The Iliad; Irish and Fairy Folk Tales; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The War of the Worlds; and The Time Machine and The Invisible Man.
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Publisher: Chartwell Books Published: 11/09/2021 Pages: 168 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 0.70lbs Size: 7.60h x 5.90w x 0.70d ISBN: 9780785839996 Audience: Ages 9-12
Accelerated Reader: Reading Level: 7.3 Point Value: 8 Interest Level: Upper Grade Quiz #/Name: 708 / Great Gatsby
About the Author
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was an American writer best known for his novels depicting the 1920s Jazz Age, the most famous and critically acclaimed of them being The Great Gatsby. His other novels are This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, and Tender Is the Night. He also published short stories and wrote screenplays.