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“HE: (Suddenly) I don’t want to fall in love with you——
SHE: (Raising her eyebrows) Nobody asked you to.”

and then…

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.”

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“I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

That highest high you ever had, the only way to top it is to over do it…. until you overdose and die

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Reading Challenge 2015 - A Popular Author's First Book

Book Number Eleven – This Side of Paradise by F.Scott Fitzgerald.

I know that The Great Gatsby is one of those books that you either love or hate, but for me I adored it. 390 more words


Happy Birthday Gatsby - musings on an enigma

90 years since The Great Gatsby entered the world and it’s still going strong. We owe you one Fitzgerald. But why do we all love Gatsby so much? 553 more words

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This side of Paradise (By Scott Fitzgerald)

미드나잇 인 파리 (Midnight In Paris)라는 영화를 본후 나서 문득 고전문학 같은 걸 읽어보고 싶어서 찾아본 사람이 바로  스캇 핏제라드 (F. Scott Fitzgerald) 였다. 도서관에서 사실 이사람의 가장 유명한 소설인 ‘위대한 갯츠비(The Great Gatsby)’를 찾고 있었는데, 이미 누가 빌려간 상태여서, 이 사람의 첫 소설인 ‘낙원의 이쪽 (This Side Of Paradise)’으로 대신 선택했다. 10 more words


At fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise