By F. Scott Fitzgerald
The idea for the foremost movie starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, plus eighteen different tales by way of the liked writer of The nice Gatsby
within the identify tale of this assortment by means of one in all America’s maximum writers, a child born in 1860 starts off existence as an previous guy and proceeds to age backward. F. Scott Fizgerald hinted at this type of inversion whilst he known as his period “a iteration grown as much as locate all Gods lifeless, all wars fought, all faiths in guy shaken.” probably nowhere in American fiction has this “Lost new release” been extra vividly preserved than in Fitzgerald’s brief fiction. Spanning the early twentieth-century American panorama, this unique assortment captures, with Fitzgerald’s signature mixture of attraction and disillusionment, the USA in the course of the Jazz Age.
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