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Penguin Books - The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Title: The Last Tycoon

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Publisher: Penguin

Publication Date: Various

Format: Softback

This book is in good condition for its age other than some minor signs of wear, ageing and slight damage to the spine.

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Reader's note

A novel of the glittering decadence of Hollywood in its heyday, this was Fitzgerald's last work and he died without finishing it. The novel's tragic tycoon hero is Stahr. Caught in the crossfire of his own effortless cynicism and his silent, secret vulnerability, Stahr inhabits a world dominated by business, alcohol and promiscuity. If there is a moral or social necessity to film-making in this West Coast never-never land, Stahr does not always believe in it. If there is love he does not always see it. The sharpness of Fitzgerald's prose, the steely simplicity of his style, give a cutting edge to this study of Hollywood in the thirties, from which Fitzgerald draws a painfully bitter-sweet love affair and bids his own poignant farewell to the Great American Dream. This classic penguin will add a pop of orange to any bookshelf and the rest of this story has been put together from the authors notebooks so no reader is left disappointed.