The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Set in 1925, Fitzgerald tells the story of Jay Gatsby, a mysterious millionaire living in West Egg, Long Island during the Roaring Twenties. Gatsby is obsessed with the past and is determined to recreate his relationship with Daisy Buchanan, a woman he met and fell in love with five years before, when he was a young soldier in World War I. The novel explores  love, wealth, privilege, and the American Dream. The Great Gatsby is a classic novel that captures the glamour and excess of the Jazz Age, while offering a critical look at the dark side of the American Dream.