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5.0 out of 5 stars VERY TOUCHING AND VERY WELL DONE
"It is seven thirty on an August evening. The windows in the living room of the gray house are wide open patiently exchanging the tainted inner atmosphere of liquor and smoke for the fresh drowsiness of the late hot dusk. There are dying flower scents upon the air, so thin, so fragile, as to hint already of a summer laid away in time."

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3.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and Tired
To a certain measure, I agree with those who have given this 5 stars: Fitzgerald's writing is beautiful, and he paints a glorious picture of a privileged lifestyle in the early 20th century. Captivated from the first page, I too rushed into a world of splendour and seduction, reminded not a little of some of my own friends who adorn themselves with fur and finery, and...
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased, 28 Jan 2012
I bought this book as a Christmas present, my daughter was very pleased with it especially the beautiful hard cover.
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4.0 out of 5 stars wonderful, 23 Jan 2012
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Beautiful book & absolutely captivating, I could not stop reading it. A shame about the abundance of typos on the Kindle version though.
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5.0 out of 5 stars the beautiful and damned, 12 Jun 2013
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looking forward to reading this great book as i ordered other good books which i am reading one by one
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