This Side of Paradise
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Digireads.com, Paperback, 9781420931587, 164pp.)
Publication Date: January 2008
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The first novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "This Side of Paradise" is the story of Amory Blaine, a young Midwesterner who leaves his home to attend boarding school and eventually Princeton. The book examines the lives and morality of the post-World War I youth through Amory's character, who has a series of romances that eventually lead to his disillusionment. This first novel by Fitzgerald was incredibly popular and would cement his position as one of America's premiere literary talents of the first part of the 20th century.