'Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.'
One of the great literary curios of the twentieth century Save Me the Waltz is the first and only novel by the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. During the years when Fitzgerald was working on Tender is the Night, Zelda Fitzgerald was preparing her own story, which strangely parallels the narrative of her husband, throwing a fascinating light on Scott Fitzgerald's life and work. In its own right, it is a vivid and moving story: the confessional of a famous glamour girl of the affluent 1920s and an aspiring ballerina which captures the spirit of an era.
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" Save Me the Waltz is worth reading partly because anything that illuminates the career of F. Scott Fitzgerald is worth reading-and because it is the only published novel of a brave and talented woman who is remembered for her defeats" (Matthew Bruccoli Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald)
"Some of her sentences are so bittersweetly delicious I could eat them" (Jessica Whiteley Stylist)
"A strangely evocative novel, episodic in structure, painterly in its description, almost hallucinatory in overall effect" ( New York Times)
Zelda Fitzgerald was the 'first American Flapper' and this is her thinly veiled autobiography.
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Book Description Penguin, London, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Penguin Modern Classics,orange spine, white back and illustration 'Kitty Jagger' to front.Used, spine creased,page edges tanned,contents clean. Bookseller Inventory # 019896
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003431702
Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1971. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2734948173
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd 01/04/1971, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Ex-library with usual stamps. Some shelfwear to outer covers with some creasing to spine. Tear to first page, and a section torn away. Mild tanning to pages, but content in very good condition; clear and legible throughout. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 036769-11