Archive for the ‘F. Scott Fitzgerald’ Category

Reading The Great Gatsby earlier in this year was an incredible experience, and I’m pretty sure it’s going to join The Fountainhead and A Catcher In The Rye in my list of annual reads. So, I wasn’t completely surprised when I came across the following comment from the famous Japanese writer, Haruki Murakami, in his book What I […]

Glitz. Glamour. A love that has survived the War. Extra-marital affairs. Grand parties. Opulence. Alcohol. A yellow Rolls Royce. Chauffeurs. Friendship… and New York in the 1920s (the ‘Jazz’ age). This pretty much sums up ‘The Great Gatsby’ – a classic piece of literature from the 20th century. The story revolves around the rich and […]