Tag: beautiful prose

March 8, 2014 / / Uncategorized

It was at Camp Sheridan that Zelda met a young officer named Scott Fitzgerald. He was beautiful, like Zelda — they were both petite, with blond hair and light eyes. Years later, in her autobiographical novel Save Me the Waltz (1932), she wrote: “He smelled like new goods. Being close…

March 8, 2014 / / Uncategorized
March 8, 2014 / / Uncategorized

“She was beautiful – but especially she was without mercy.” Fitzgerald’s second novel is a typically decadent tale of a jazz age tycoon-to-be and his destructive marriage to a distant but beautiful wife… and the bottle. It is a fable of art deco lines and loose morals, gorgeous gowns and…