The Last Tycoon (Modern Classics)

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From the daily routine of business, alcoholism and promiscuity of this never-never land, the author tells of a bittersweet love affair and bids his own final, poignant farewell to the great American dream. Fitzgerald died before he completed his masterly study of Hollywood in its heyday.

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A mesmerising and lavish story of Hollywood's Golden Age from the author of The Great Gatsby.

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Born in 1896, Fitzgerald was considered a member of the 'Lost Generation', along with Steinbeck, T.S. Eliot and Waldo Peirce. His novels epitomize the Jazz Age - a term he coined himself - and The Great Gatsby is often considered to be 'the great American novel'. In 1937, Fitzgerald moved to Hollywood to try and write himself out of debt - while there he worked on now-forgotten movies such as A Yank at Oxford. It is this insider knowledge that Fitzgerald brings to his final novel THE LAST TYCOON.

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott
Published by Penguin Books Ltd (1986)
ISBN 10: 0140082069 ISBN 13: 9780140082067
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