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This Side of Paradise (Paperback)
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A debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald, taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti. This Side of Paradise follows life of Amory Blaine, an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and formulates his own philosophy of romantic egoism. The novel explores post war uncertainties, the theme of love, greed and status-seeking.
About the Author
Francis Scott Fitzgerald, one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, considered a member of the 'Lost Generation' of the 1920s and a representative of the 'Jazz Age', a term introduced by Fitzgerald himself. In addition to many short stories, he wrote five novels. Some of his most popular work includes: This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, Tales From The Jazz Age, Flappers and Philosophers.