Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Beautiful and Damned
F Scott Fitzgerald


Anthony Patch and Gloria Gibson are the golden children of the Jazz Age. They marry and embark on a life of glittering parties, lavish expenditure and scandalous revelry. When the money dries up their marriage founders. In this wistful novel Fitzgerald portrays the decline of youthful promise with devastating clarity.

Paperback, 400pp
Vintage Classics, 2011 (1922)
ISBN 9780099541493