The Beautiful and the Damned

The Beautiful and the Damned 2018-11-08

cover.jpg


The Beautiful and Damned is the story of Anthony Patch and his wife, Gloria. Harvard-educated and an aspiring aesthete, Patch is waiting for his inheritance upon his grandfather's death. His reckless marriage to Gloria is fueled by alcohol and is destroyed by greed. The Patches race through a series of alcohol-induced fiascoes -- first in hilarity, and then in despair. The Beautiful and Damned, a devastating portrait of the nouveaux riches, New York night life, reckless ambition, and squandered talent, was published in 1922 on the heels of Fitzgerald's first novel. It signaled his maturity as a storyteller and, more important, as a novelist.
Author
KingdomSurveyor
Downloads
958
Views
1,133
First release
Last update
Rating
0.00 star(s) 0 ratings

More resources from KingdomSurveyor

Back
Top