I read this book as a teenager and it impressed me a lot.
After 20 years, I could remember the "atmosphere" of the book but not so much the plot. I re-read it now, this time the original version (previously I read a translation) - my expectations were very high, and, objectively, it was all there.
I highly recommend it, characters are superb, the atmosphere overflows the book (it's a classic, F. Scott Fitzerald - how could I not recommend it ?).
However, since this was a re-read, and having read several other F. Scott Fizgerald stories in the meanwhile, with all the recent hearing movie/book discussions, there was little element of surprise for me, which ruined it a… Read more