This Side of Paradise

Written by:
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Narrated by:
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Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
30
Narrator
9
Release Date
January 2016
Duration
8 hours 57 minutes
Summary
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. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is a wealthy and attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and has a series of romances that eventually lead to his disillusionment. In his later novels, Fitzgerald would further develop the book's theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking. (Summary from wikipedia)
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Anonymous

very hard to follow couldn't finish it

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Adam W.

The variety of different narrators sometimes helps. The story weakens in the second half.

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Ronda Plummer

Good story...very poetic...

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Jacqueline E.

It’s Fitzgerald!! If you like to travel back in time when English was still spoken properly, life was thought about deeply, you must read Fitzgerald. He was a brilliant tortured soul, it comes out in all his characters.

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Lisa S

The narration made the book so boring and dull.

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