El Gran Gatsby = The Great Gatsby

El Gran Gatsby = The Great Gatsby Cover

El Gran Gatsby = The Great Gatsby

By F. Scott Fitzgerald; E. Pinas (Translator)

Debolsillo, Paperback, 9788497936606, 184pp.

Publication Date: March 5, 2013

Description
Un magnifico retrato de heroicidad en un mundo decadente. Esta es la historia del millonario hecho a si mismo, Jay Gatsby, a quien solo le mueve una obsesion: recuperar un amor de juventud. Pero Daisy es hoy una muchacha que forma parte de una sociedad frivola y aburrida de si misma, una criatura encantadora y tambien danina. Un magnifico retrato de heroicidad en un mundo decadente. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession, it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. The Great Gatsby is one of the great classics of twentieth-century literature.


About the Author
F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1896, attended Princeton University, and published his first novel, This Side of Paradise, in 1920. That same year he married Zelda Sayre and the couple divided their time among New York, Paris, and the Riviera, becoming a part of the American expatriate circle that included Gertrude Stein, Ernest Hemingway, and John Dos Passos. Fitzgerald was a major new literary voice, and his masterpieces include The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night. He died of a heart attack in 1940 at the age of forty-four, while working on The Love of the Last Tycoon. For his sharp social insight and breathtaking lyricism, Fitzgerald is known as one of the most important American writers of the twentieth century.