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This Side of Paradise
|Author||F. Scott Fitzgerald|
|Cover artist||W. E. Hill|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover and Paperback)|
|Pages||305 pp (first edition hardcover)|
This Side of Paradise is the first novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was first sold in 1920.
Amory Blaine leaves his mother and friend behind to go to a good American university. At university he falls in love with a girl called Isabelle, but she is not interested in Amory. Amory then goes to fight in the First World War. When he returns from the war, he falls in love with Rosalind. Because Amory is poor, Rosalind is not interested in him and decides to marry someone else. Amory then learns that his friend from home has died.
- Bruccoli, Matthew Joseph (2002), Some Sort of Epic Grandeur: The Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald (2nd rev. ed.), Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press,
- Prigozy, Ruth (ed.) (2002), The Cambridge Companion to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,
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