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The beautiful and the damned

Published in 1922, it chronicles the realtionship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they wait to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of reckless ambition and squandered talent, It is also a shattering portrait of a marriage fuelled by alcohol and wasted by wealth.

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  • "Published in 1922, it chronicles the realtionship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they wait to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of reckless ambition and squandered talent, It is also a shattering portrait of a marriage fuelled by alcohol and wasted by wealth."@en
  • "Set in the heady Jazz Age of New York, "The beautiful and damned" chronicles the relationship between Anthony Patch, a Harvard-educated aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful trophy wife, Gloria, as they wait to inherit his grandfather's fortune. Anticipating easy millions, they embrace the glittering, hedonistic lifestyle of the pretentious nouveaux riches, but find that they are living a dream that is all too fleeting."@en
  • "F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, The Beautiful and the Damned, "marks an advance over This Side of Paradise," Edmund Wilson wrote. "The style is more nearly mature and the subject more nearly unified, and there are scenes that are more convincing than any in his previous fiction." Published in 1922, it chronicles the relationship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they await to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of the nouveaux rich and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent."@en
  • "F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, The Beautiful and the Damned, "marks an advance over This Side of Paradise," Edmund Wilson wrote. "The style is more nearly mature and the subject more nearly unified, and there are scenes that are more convincing than any in his previous fiction." Published in 1922, it chronicles the relationship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they await to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of the nouveaux rich and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent."
  • "In this, Scott Fitzgerald's second novel. loosely based on his tortured life with Zelda, we follow the wild, quarrelsome and pleasure-seeking careers of Anthony and Gloria Patch from success and wealth through to degradation and despair. She was dazzling and the glow of her hair and cheeks made her the most living person he had ever seen; he was debonair and 'gracefully lazy".Together they were locked in a headlong rush towards destruction and love, of a kind - Container."
  • "F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, The Beautiful and Damned, is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless postwar generation who live intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure. Anthony Patch is a 1920s socialite and the presumptive heir to a tycoon's fortune. His marriage to the beautiful but selfish Gloria is idyllic at first, but the union slowly disintegrates as reality sets in and their sole goal becomes Anthony's grandfather's fortune. Gloria's beauty fades, and Anthony's drinking takes its toll.Charting the corrosive attraction of wealth and malign influence, The Beautiful and Damned is also a vivid portrait of early-twentieth-century New York and the sights and sounds of the city's burgeoning night life."@en
  • "This morality tale by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a devastating satire of the nouveaux riches and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent, and a shattering portrait of a marriage fueled by alcohol and wasted by wealth. F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, The Beautiful and Damned, is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless postwar generation who live intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure ..."@en
  • "PLAYAWAY: This novel is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless post-war generation who live intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure. Anthony Patch's marriage to the beautiful but selfish Gloria is idyllic at first but the union slowly disintegrates as reality sets in and their goal becomes Adam Patch's fortune. Gloria's beauty fades, and Anthony's drinking takes its toll. Charting the corrosive attraction of wealth and its malign influence, The Beautiful and Damned is also a vivid portrait of early twentieth-century New York and the sights and sounds of the city's burgeoning night life."
  • "This novel is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless post-war generation who live intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure. Anthony Patch's marriage to the beautiful but selfish Gloria is idyllic at first but the union slowly disintegrates as reality sets in and their goal becomes Adam Patch's fortune. Gloria's beauty fades, and Anthony's drinking takes its toll. Charting the corrosive attraction of wealth and its malign influence, The Beautiful and Damned is also a vivid portrait of early twentieth-century New York and the sights and sounds of the city's burgeoning night life."@en
  • "This novel is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless post-war generation who live intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure. Anthony Patch's marriage to the beautiful but selfish Gloria is idyllic at first but the union slowly disintegrates as reality sets in and their goal becomes Adam Patch's fortune. Gloria's beauty fades, and Anthony's drinking takes its toll. Charting the corrosive attraction of wealth and its malign influence, The Beautiful and Damned is also a vivid portrait of early twentieth-century New York and the sights and sounds of the city's burgeoning night life."
  • "In this, Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, loosely based on his tortured life with Zelda, we follow the wild, quarrelsome and pleasure-seeking careers of Anthony and Gloria Patch from success and wealth to degradation and despair."@en
  • "This morality tale by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a devastating satire of the nouveaux riches and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent, and a shattering portrait of a marriage fueled by alcohol and wasted by wealth."@en
  • "This morality tale by F. Scott Fitzgerald is a devastating satire of the nouveaux riches and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent, and a shattering portrait of a marriage fueled by alcohol and wasted by wealth."
  • "Chronicles the relatioship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they await to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent, it is also a shattering portrait of a marriage fueled by alchohol and wasted by wealth."@en

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