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    Tender is the Night / the Last Tycoon (Wordsworth Classics) (Paperback) By (author) F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction and notes by Henry Claridge, Series edited by Dr. Keith Carabine

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    DescriptionTender is the Night is a story set in the hedonistic high society of Europe durinthe 'Roaring Twenties'. A wealthy schizophrenic, Nicole Warren, falls in love with Dick Diver - her psychiatrist. The resulting saga of the Divers' troubled marriage, and their circle of friends, includes a cast of aristocratic and beautiful people, unhappy love affairs, a duel, incest, and the problems inherent in the possession of great wealth. Despite cataloguing a maelstrom of interpersonal conflict, Tender is the Night has a poignancy and warmth that springs from the quality of Fitzgerald's writing and the tragic personal experiences on which the novel is based. Six years separate Tender is the Night and The Last Tycoon, the novel Fitzgerald left unfinished at his death in December 194 Fitzgerald lived in Hollywood more or less continuously from July 1937 until his death, and a novel about the film industry at the height of 'the studio system' centred on the working life of a top producer was begun in 1939. Even in its incomplete state The Last Tycoon remains the greatest American novel about Hollywood and contains some of Fitzgerald's most brilliant writing.


 

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    Title
    Tender is the Night / the Last Tycoon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction and notes by Henry Claridge, Series edited by Dr. Keith Carabine
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781840226638
    ISBN 10: 1840226633
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21000
    BIC subject category V2: F
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: F
    Publisher
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Publication date
    05 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Herts