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The Beautiful and Damned (1)

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Categoria: Classici moderni

Editore: HarperCollins Publishers
Anno: 2013
Lingua: Italianoa
Rilegatura: Flessibile
446 pagine

ISBN 13: 9780007925353
ISBN 10: 0007925352

The victor belongs to the spoils.Anthony and Gloria Patch are the bright lights of the 1920s New York smart set and lead a life of luxury, idleness and indulgence. But Jazz Age glamour comes at a price and, with Anthony's inheritance uncertain, the couple's decadent lifestyle begins to fall apart. Anthony is unable to hold down a job, and the couple descend into alcoholism and depression as their finances and marriage collapse. Fitzgerald's captivating tale of squandered talent is the classic account of the so-called Lost Generation.

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