This Side of Paradise


The story of Amory Blaine’s adolescence and undergraduate days at Princeton, This Side of Paradise captures the essence of an American generation struggling to define itself in the aftermath of World War I and the destruction of the ‘old order’.

ISBN: 9780141185576 Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 25th January 2001 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.52 (edition:21) Pages: 268 Edition: New Edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Amory Blaine, intent on rebelling against his staid, Midwestern upbringing, longs to acquire the patina of Eastern sophistication. In his quest for sexual and intellectual enlightenment, he progresses through a series of relationships, until he is cast out into the real world.

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