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F Scott Fitzgerald: The Beautiful and Damned

Geoff Dyer introduces F Scott Fitzgerald’s vivid depiction of life amid the glitter of Jazz Age New York.

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F Scott Fitzgerald: The Beautiful and Damned

F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Beautiful and Damned transforms the now-familiar stories about his and Zelda’s marriage – the scandalous public behaviour, the nights of drunken revelry and days darkened by the ever-present shadow of insurmountable debt – into a captivating work of fiction.

Geoff Dyer introduces this classic American novel, depicting life amid the glitter of Jazz Age New York.

Published: UK, Penguin, 2004

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From “one of our most original writers” (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting book—firmly grounded, but elegant, witty, and always inquisitive—about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves.

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Forewords & Afterwords

In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write “something new–something extraordinary and beautiful and simple + intricately patterned.” That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel […]

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As Editor

This collection of writings on photography by one of the most internationally influential writers of the past fifty years has been edited by Geoff Dyer who has also written an introduction to the book.

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