This Side of Paradise
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This Side of Paradise

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ISBN-13:
9781617430121
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.08.2010
Seiten:
190
Autor:
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Gewicht:
272 g
Format:
234x156x10 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This work is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, the book examines the days and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is a striking Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and has the book's theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking. The work is written in three parts. "Book One: The Romantic Egotist" outlines Blaine's time at Princeton and the rejection by his love Isabelle Borge leaving him devastated. The "Interlude" outlines Amory's time overseas serving in the army during World War I. "Book Two: The Education of a Personage" finds Blaine in love with a New York Debutante, Rosalind Connage, however this relationship ends with rejection due to his dismal financial standing. The book ends with Amory's iconic lament "I know myself, but that is all-"