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The Beautiful and Damned
The Beautiful and Damned
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, first published in 1922. It chronicles the relationship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they await to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of the nouveaux riches and New York's nightlife of reckless ambition and squandered...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780020199700
ISBN-10: 0020199708
Publication Date: 6/10/1988
Pages: 464
Rating:
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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3.1 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Scribner Paper Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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abbykt avatar reviewed The Beautiful and Damned on + 113 more book reviews
I found this book to be dreary and depressing. First of all, the lifestyle of sloth and alcohol is so wasteful in my opinion. Also, I really did not like the characters of Gloria and Anthony. To me, they were not like other strong characters with tragic flaws. I need to read The Great Gatsby again as this book as left me wanting for better Fitzgerald.
reviewed The Beautiful and Damned on + 8 more book reviews
I love Fitzgerald and hope more people would read his work. Gatsby may be the best but these are really good as well


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