A Reader posted a review at 2010-08-22 11:31:36.
The Great Gatsby, renowned as one of the greatest novels in the 20th century, in a time where everyone everywhere was finding some way to make a life, whether it's bootlegging, whether it's stealing. Where racial tension prevailed on every street, where the "niggers", as they were known back then, had to steer clear of the prevalent so-called Aryan race.
The book was not about racism, but it was a feature in it. However, it's more than just that. This book is possibly one of the most perfect books I've ever read. Smooth, soothing, and tragic at end. Without giving anything away it's a rag to riches story, about the realities of life during that era.
It's a brilliant book, absolutely mind-blowing. It's not explosive in content but gripping in sentence structures. The descriptiveness of this book is just beyond belief, absolutely in it's class of it's own.
I really run out of words to describe this book. It's simply amazing, and Mr F. Scott Fitzgerald, my friend, you've found yourself another adoring fan of your literary work. Absolutely exceptional!