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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (21,091 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald Narrator: Guy Madiso Publisher: Saland Publishing Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise takes its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem 'Tiare Tahiti'. The book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and conveys the book's theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jessica | 1/20/2014

    " good. not marvelous or extraordinary or outstanding, but very good. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by David Tiffany | 1/13/2014

    " A lot of reading for not a lot of story "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jim | 1/10/2014

    " Autobiographical romp thorough college (Princeton) and young adult romantic angst. The universe with a young F. Scott at the center. Some wonderfully descriptive prose throughout. Sets the stage for the Great Gatsby. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Shankar | 12/10/2013

    " I began reading This Side of Paradise, fully expecting to love it. Almost three years after graduating from Princeton, I was seeking nostalgia. I guess Amory's world and mine are just too different. I only related to the first half of the book through geography. I actually enjoyed the second half more, and I appreciate how Fitzgerald plays with different mediums (prose, poetry, plays, etc.) throughout. "

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