The Great Gatsby


by F. Scott Fitzgerald
published by Alma Classics


New edition of Fitzgerald's most popular modern classic. Beautiful cover illustration by Art Deco artist George Barbier. Lavishly produced edition printed on Arctic paper with flaps and 4 black and white plates. Contains notes and an extensive apparatus on Fitzgerald's life and works. Invited to an extravagantly lavish party in a Long Island mansion, Nick Carraway, a young bachelor who has just settled in the neighbouring cottage, is intrigued by the mysterious host, Jay Gatsby, a flamboyant but reserved self-made man with murky business interests and a shadowy past. As the two men strike up an unlikely friendship, details of Gatsby's impossible love for a married woman emerge, until events spiral into tragedy.

- paperback: 256 pages
- product dimensions: 130 x 195 mm

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