The Great Gatsby is the “extraordinary, beautiful” novel by writer Fitzgerald. It is on the list of the 100 best novels of the 20th century and one of the ten greatest works of all time. That is voted by Time magazine, was translator Trinh Lu translated under the title of Great Gatsby.
Gatsby tells the story of Nick Carraway’s recollections of the 1922 incident to his close friend Gatsby and his secret relationship with his cousin. She was married – Daisy, “for the whole life Gatsby went to build this house and property because of the beauty. For Gatsby it’s the ideal of life.
Before that, Gatsby knew Daisy when he was in the army, but at that time Gatsby was just a white hometown guy, having no money to worry about, taking care of Daisy. And when he met his love, Gatsby was determined to do everything to get rich to get Daisy.
Later, Gatsby made a plan to ask Nick to invite Daisy to Nick’s house for a small tea party without telling anyone that Gatsby would be there. And luckily (or possibly unhappily), Gatsby was reunited with the man in his dream, and he showed Daisy his cheeky fortune, and after the first moment of surprise the two quickly slammed into each other wings fast.
The sneaky, secret and tragic affair, has something like that taken from the life of the author. Writer Fitzgerald and his affair with Zelda – who loomed in most of his novels, all of those are appeared in it.
Almost in all Fitzgerald’s novels, the first page deals with Zelda, his first love, full of melancholy and bitterness. The two had been engaged, and had canceled their marriage because Zelda had to wait too long. And after both came together, when Fitzgerald, at that time, became famous and became rich by selling his novels.