The Beautiful and Damned (Esprios Classics)

The Beautiful and Damned (Esprios Classics)

by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Beautiful and Damned (Esprios Classics)

The Beautiful and Damned (Esprios Classics)

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Overview

The Beautiful and Damned is a 1922 novel by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, his second, that portrays New York café society and the American Eastern elite during the Jazz Age. As in his other novels, Fitzgerald's characters in this novel are complex, materialistic and experience significant disruptions in respect to classism, marriage, and intimacy. The novel purportedly was based on the early years of Fitzgerald's marriage to his wife Zelda Fitzgerald, and many critics typically consider the work to be among Fitzgerald's weaker novels. During the final decade of his life, Fitzgerald remarked upon the novel's lack of quality in a letter to his wife: "I wish the Beautiful and Damned had been a maturely written book because it was all true. We ruined ourselves-I have never honestly thought that we ruined each other."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9798210343703
Publisher: Blurb
Publication date: 01/25/2024
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

Author of the widely lauded novel The Great Gatsby, as well as This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and the Damned, and Tender is the Night, F. Scott Fitzgerald is best known for chronicling the excesses and tribulations of the Jazz Age. One of the leading authors of the post-World War I "Lost Generation," Fitzgerald often invokes themes of youth, beauty, and despair in his books and short stories. He was also known for his hard-partying lifestyle, as well as his marriage to the beautiful yet troubled Zelda Fitzgerald.

Date of Birth:

September 24, 1896

Date of Death:

December 21, 1940

Place of Birth:

St. Paul, Minnesota

Education:

Princeton University
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