The Great Gatsby
A decadent gift edition designed exclusively by Tiffany&Co. for Vintage Classics. Read the book before the film - Baz Luhrman's The Great Gatsby is due for release June 2013
WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY GEOFF DYER
The world and his mistress are at Jay Gatsby's party. But Gatsby stands apart from the crowd, isolated by a secret longing. In between sips of champagne hisguests speculate about their mysterious host. Some say he's a bootlegger. Others swear he was a German spy during the war. They lean in and whisper ‘he killed a man once'. Just where is Gatsby from and what is the obsession that drives him?
This edition of The Great Gatsby is the result of a unique collaboration between Tiffany & Co. and Vintage Classics. It is based on designs in the Tiffany &Co. archives from the twenties when F. Scott Fitzgerald's talent, beauty and notorious lifestyle made him one of best known writers of the Jazz Age.
Hardback$34.99 RRPISBN: 9780099577720Published: 17/05/2013Imprint: Vintage ClassicsExtent: 256 pagesStock Level: LOWPlease note: This information is intended for booksellers only and does not reflect the number of copies currently available in stores. If you are not a bookseller and wish to purchase this book, please contact your local bookstore, or click on the buy now button to find a good retailer.
Paperback$26.99 RRPISBN: 9780099541530Published: 28/01/2011Imprint: Vintage ClassicsExtent: 160 pagesStock Level: HIGHPlease note: This information is intended for booksellers only and does not reflect the number of copies currently available in stores. If you are not a bookseller and wish to purchase this book, please contact your local bookstore, or click on the buy now button to find a good retailer.
eBookCHECK RETAILER PRICEISBN: 9781446418536Published: 28/01/2011Imprint: Vintage DigitalExtent: 256 pages
"Gatsby is a connoisseur's guide to the glamour and glitter of the Jazz Age, but it's also a nearly prophetic glimpse into the world to come. Writing at the height of the boom, in the midst of the Roaring Twenties, Fitzgerald detected the ephemerality, fakery and corruption always lurking at the heart of the great American success story... A haunting meditation on aspiration, disillusionment, romantic love - and a blistering exposé of the materialism, duplicity, and sexual politics driving what Fitzgerald calls America's true 'business': 'the service of a vast, vulgar, and meretricious beauty'" - The Times
"It is a marvellously suggestive novel...a parable of modern America, and by extension of modern life" - Daily Telegraph
"The first and greatest modern novel, it has beautiful women, lavish parties, romance, betrayal and murder woven together in an intricately structured plot. A prescient comment on the dying days of a gilded age that is brilliant entertainment with a very eloquent insight" - Mirror
"Read it again, forever" - Boston Globe