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Advantages: Austerely beautiful and written novel by Fitzgerald
Disadvantages: Drags at times, and shifts perspectives too much

****************************************************************** TITLE: Tender is the Night RATING: ***Ĺ AUTHOR: F. Scott Fitzgerald PUBLISHER: Penguin Books Ltd. LENGTH: 400 pages AVAILABILITY: 1.63 GBP on Amazon BOOK ISBN: ...

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Beautiful people from the Jazz Age

Advantages: Interesting and descriptive setting
Disadvantages: After an intriguing start, doesn't really go anywhere

The author Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) was one of the foremost names in American literature between the wars, despite a fairly slender output of only five novels, one published posthumously, and several short stories. The foremost writ ...

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Not so Tender is the read!

Advantages: Very real drama, the reader gets caught up in the story
Disadvantages: Not as light and humorous as his other work

My route into the work of Fitzgerald did not start as people often do with Gatsby, but I read a number of his short stories. The Diamond as Big as the Ritz and other stories, and The Basil and Josephine stories are light easy reads. The language and sty ...

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Tender is the night.

Advantages: lots
Disadvantages: seems to be shallow

There are 2 versions of the book, one is chronological, the 2nd is a flashback. The original version was the flashback, and it is a much more interesting story. It is also much more complicated, as you don't realize at first it is a flashback. It is t ...

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My first Fitzgerald book

Advantages: Bitter-sweet, semi-autobiographical tale
Disadvantages: Slightly confusingly written at times

This was the first book of Fitzgerald's I ever read. Most people began with Gatsby, or maybe some short stories, and so had a different perspective on the book, but I first read it knowing nothing about Fitzgerald and his life. Whilst initially the langua ...

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