3.02.2011

the great gatsby

I just finished reading The Great Gatsby for the first time, and I am left speechless and in complete and utter understanding of why this is considered to be one of the best novels of the 20th century.

As usual, words fail me as I try to describe what it is that I love about this book. The way that Fitzgerald describes everything is so magical and liquid, it's best to leave it to him. Here is a quote that I can't get out of my head, I can see it so clearly:

4 comments:

laura evans/photography said...

i can't believe you've only just read this ... it's one of my all time favourites but then i love everything about the era itself! there's something so captivating about the lives they led back then, the glamor & the total oblivion to the outside world at times. Plus Fitzgerald tells an amazing story!

Charlotte said...

I knew you'd love the Great Gatsby! The poetry of the language is right up your alley. :D

Krystal said...

I like this book also - and I LOVE that book cover.

SAMI. said...

i re-read this right when i graduated and totally loved it all over again.love the book cover image you found!

xo
sami