The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Release Date: 1925-04-10
  • Genre: Classics
Score: 4
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From 1,947 Ratings

Description

An Apple Books Classics edition.

The Roaring Twenties are in full effect in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s riveting classic. Man-about-town Jay Gatsby seems to have it all, including loads of money and a massive mansion where he hosts wild, extravagant parties every Saturday. But Gatsby’s missing one thing: Daisy Buchanan, the love of his life, the one who got away.

The Great Gatsby explores the impossible, but uniquely human, longing to return to the past and the costs associated with chasing the American Dream. It’s a beautifully written, entertaining read with timeless emotional appeal.

Reviews

  • The Great Gatsby

    4
    By jfriday61
    It’s a challenging well-written read. And in my opinion an interesting illustration of shallowness and “all that glitters ain’t gold”
  • The Great Gatsby

    3
    By Mint Carroway
    F. Scott Fitzgerald is a phenomenal writer. I loved the depths he dove into when writing. I just hated the relationships in it. It could have had such a great potential with the beginning of the story, but when it ended, I felt deflated and flat. Not one I would necessarily recommend.
  • ok

    3
    By turtle lover 359
    the book wasnt awful the writings good i just cant help but give it three stars because of how much i dislike most of the characters there area few exceptions here like nick isnt awful and i like jordan. might be a favorite for some people and i can see why its a classic but not my cup of tea
  • Underwhelmed…

    3
    By dokytdq
    I decided to read this book because of it’s major reputation and it’s place in classical literature. However after having finished it, I am enormously underwhelmed with my experience. Perhaps where was some greater metaphor or message I missed in my time reading it, maybe not, I don’t particularly care to go back and find it either way. Beautiful writing, disappointing book.
  • Great read

    5
    By Bighank1202
    Loved it
  • .

    5
    By Modknsn
    Good book
  • The greatest book in English

    5
    By r.jenny.n
    This book was incredibly good, read it as I worked out and at school, so many motifs and turns I definitely was not expecting highly recommended any highschool student to read and anyone wanting to get into good read.
  • Beautiful and Sad

    5
    By RusGodfrey
    Very poignant look at the emptiness of life without the experience of true love and friendship. I hear Bessie Smith singing the old blues classic “Nobody Loves You When You’re Down and Out.”
  • The Marginally Ok Gatsby

    3
    By ReaddedIt
    Meh.
  • To love and be loved as Gatsby loved Daisy

    5
    By lacyintheskywithdiamonds
    A tragic tale of a man who would reinvent himself to fit into shallow promises of love.