F. Scott Fitzgerald – “This Side of Paradise”

Description: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 Brookepoem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post- World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature. The novel explores the theme of love warped by greed and status-seeking.