Présentation de l'éditeur
This carefully crafted ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents and the following works: This Side of Paradise (1920), The Beautiful and the Damned (1922), The Mystery of the Raymond Mortgage (1909), Reade, Substitute Right Half (1910), A Debt of Honor (1910), The Room with the Green Blinds (1911), A Luckless Santa Claus (1912), Pain and the Scientist (1913), The Trail of the Duke (1913), Shadow Laurels (1915), The Ordeal (1915), Little Minnie McCloskey: A story for girls (1916), The old frontiersman: A story of the frontier (1916), The diary of a sophomore (1917), The prince of pests: A story of the war (1917), Cedric the stoker (1917), The Spire and the Gargoyle (1917), Tarquin of Cheapside (1917), Babes in the Woods (1917), Sentiment—And the Use of Rouge (1917), The Pierian Springs and the Last Straw (1917), Porcelain and Pink (1920), Head and Shoulders (1920), Benediction (1920), Dalyrimple Goes Wrong (1920), Myra Meets His Family (1920), Mister Icky (1920), The Camel’s Back (1920), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1920), The Ice Palace (1920), The Offshore Pirate (1920), The Cut-Glass Bowl (1920), The Four Fists (1920), The Smilers (1920), May Day (1920), The Jelly-Bean (1920), The Lees of Happiness (1920), Jemina (1921): A Wild Thing, A Mountain Feud, The Birth of Love, A Mountain Battle, “As one.”, O Russet Witch! (1921), Tarquin of Cheapside (1921), The Popular Girl (1922), Two for a Cent (1922), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (1922), The Diamond as Big as the Ritz (1922), Winter Dreams (1922).
Biographie de l'auteur
In the same year as his marriage, his first novel, This Side of Paradise, was published and became an instant success, enabling Fitzgerald and Zelda to pursue the decadent lifestyle they craved. In 1922 they moved to the affluent Long Island community of Great Neck, which provided Fitzgerald with the material for his novel, The Great Gatsby (1925). The book was well received by the critics but did not bring the financial rewards he had hoped for and in order to finance his extravagant lifestyle Fitzgerald wrote stories for various magazines. His published works include, Tender Is the Night (1934), The Diamond as Big as The Ritz (1922), The Beautiful and Damned (1922) and The Last Tycoon (1941)
During the next five years the Fitzgeralds travelled back and forth between Europe and America as they found Europe cheaper to live in. In 1930 Zelda suffered the first of many nervous breakdowns, and was hospitalized on a number of occasions both in Europe and America. Fitzgerald, meanwhile was drinking heavily. In 1937 he travelled to Hollywood where he met the gossip columnist, Sheila Graham, with whom he lived for the rest of his life. He died of a heart attack in her apartment on December 21st, 1940. Zelda died in a hospital fire in 1948.