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Scott Fitzgerald. He coined the term ‘Jazz Age’ for the era of febrile pleasure-seeking that followed the First World War and he provided its most characteristic fiction in his finest novel, The Great Gatsby. The short narrative focuses on the enigmatic, fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby who throws wild and legendary parties while yearning for the elusive Daisy Buchanan, once his lover and now married to someone else. Rumours about Gatsby and the source of his wealth abound. Perhaps he was a German spy during the War.
Tom’s great enemy in life is the malicious Blifil, Allworthy’s nephew and heir, who schemes to have his rival disgraced and expelled from the family home. His great love, despite his affairs with a gamekeeper’s daughter and with a promiscuous aristocrat, is Sophia Western, who has long been promised in marriage to Blifil but who hates the prospect of giving him her hand and eventually flees home to avoid doing so. The novel charts Tom’s and Sophia’s roundabout journey, beset by the machinations of Blifil and others, towards eventual happiness and marriage.
Rumours about Gatsby and the source of his wealth abound. Perhaps he was a German spy during the War.