F Scott Fitzgerald

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The Great Gatsby review – a literary classic becomes a Broadway dud
F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel makes an underwhelming transfer to the stage in a bombastic yet misfiring new production

Gloria Oladipo

26, Apr, 2024 @2:00 AM

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Rediscovered: the long-lost script that helped The Great Gatsby become a classic
F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel was a flop until a 1926 staging became a Broadway smash

Dalya Alberge

23, Mar, 2024 @1:00 PM

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Top 10 summer love stories
With holidays, light evenings and heat, it is a season that goes naturally with romance, as authors from F Scott Fitzgerald to Maggie O’Farrell show

David Barnett

28, Jun, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 cads in fiction | Charlotte Vassell
Dangerously handsome young men carelessly ruining women’s lives are a rarer breed than they were. But their hatefulness still makes compelling reading

Charlotte Vassell

22, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Top 10 books about tycoons
From rapacious businessmen to political power brokers, this literature extends from biographies of Cornelius Vanderbilt and Tiny Rowland to novels by Scott Fitzgerald and Preti Taneja

Peter Stothard

23, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Dating apps’ promises exceed reality – and yet we wait for the next swipe right | Letters
Letters: Vicky Littler and Anthony Weir respond to articles in the Guardian series Swipe right: the decade that changed dating


23, Aug, 2022 @4:46 PM

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Through its rambling millionaires, The Great Gatsby satirises racist ideology | Letter
Letter: In his 1925 novel, F Scott Fitzgerald is not ‘referencing’ white supremacist ideas but attacking them head-on, writes Richard Ellis


13, Jun, 2022 @4:16 PM

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The Great Gapsby? How modern editions of classics lost the plot
F Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece is the latest title to appear in a cheap modern version after copyright expires

Dalya Alberge

12, Feb, 2022 @2:11 PM

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Bootleggers, bondage and law-breaking bashes! The scandalous history of the wild party
From Prohibition-busting cocktail parties to all-night raves, illegal gatherings have been at the centre of modern culture for decades. So why do they still have the power to shock?

Jonathan Jones

31, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 novels of the 1930s | Alec Marsh
From George Orwell to Daphne du Maurier, the books that made a decade span village detectives, Edwardian butlers and Bright Young Things

Alec Marsh

22, Sep, 2021 @3:27 PM

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‘Sleaze’ doesn’t capture it: Boris Johnson is utterly careless of everyone but himself | Aditya Chakrabortty
Like one of Fitzgerald’s characters, the PM is so insulated by privilege that he will never see the wreckage strewn behind him, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

29, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Florence Welch to adapt The Great Gatsby for Broadway musical
Florence + the Machine singer will collaborate with musician Thomas Bartlett and Pulitzer-winning playwright Martyna Majok on stage production

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Apr, 2021 @3:48 PM

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