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“They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

I Am, Finally...Well, Almost.

I have not gained in height. I’m too old. Yet, one day I found myself in my car, adjusting the rearview mirror. As I tilted it upward, it occurred to me that I had to do so because I was sitting up straighter. 569 more words


This Side of Peared Ice

One of my favorite things to do during summertime evenings is put on jazz and enjoy a refreshing cocktail. In so many of his books, F. 334 more words

Book Review: This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920.


This Side of Paradise follows the young life of Amory Blaine through the 1920s. Believing he has an extraordinary future ahead of him, the Minnesotan attends boarding school overseas and then goes on to Princeton. 791 more words


This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. 1,136 more words

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