Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

This Side of Paradise
F Scott Fitzgerald


Amory Blaine, intent on rebelling against his staid, Midwestern upbringing, longs to acquire the patina of Eastern sophistication. In his quest for sexual and intellectual enlightenment, he progresses through a series of relationships, until he is cast out into the real world.

Paperback, 304pp
Penguin Books, 2001 (1920)
ISBN 9780141185576