Save Me the Waltz: A Novel

Save Me the Waltz: A Novel

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Save Me the Waltz: A Novel by Zelda Fitzgerald, Jennifer Van Dyck

Save Me the Waltz is the first and only novel by the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. During the years when Fitzgerald was working on Tender Is the Night, Zelda Fitzgerald was preparing her own story, which parallels the narrative of her husband, throwing a fascinating light on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life and work. In its own right, it is a vivid and moving story: the confessions of a famous, slightly doomed glamour girl of the affluent 1920s, which captures the spirit of an era.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491583210
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 12/02/2014
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Zelda Fitzgerald was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1900. She became a 'roarer' of the pre-1920s and met F.Scott Fitzgerald at one of the many social dances she attended. They married in 1920 and began a decade of riotous living in France and America. Zelda wrote magazine articles and short stories, and at twenty-seven became obsessed with a career as a dancer. The couple became increasingly eccentric and erratic; Scott became an alcoholic and Zelda developed schizophrenia. In 1932 Zelda became seriously ill and wrote Save me the Waltz in six weeks to the envy of her husband who had been writing Tender is the Night for more than five years. Zelda died in a hospital fire in 1947.

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Save Me the Waltz 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I started reading this a few days ago but had to stop due to the number of typos in the version I purchased. It was only .99, granted, and there was no other version, but it is riddled with typos. I would still like to read it, but it will take me some time to get through. I may end up picking up a hard copy because this one is so bad. :(
BeachMop More than 1 year ago
Zelda tells her story..wordy but she WAS the brains of the duo,