The Great Gatsby
A Graphic Adaptation Based on the Novel by F Scott Fitzgerald
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|Format:||Hardback, 316 pages|
|Published In: ||Australia, 01 September 2007|
'No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man can store up in his ghostly heart.' Nicki Greenberg's adaptation of The Great Gatsby is breathtaking - a wonderful homage to F. Scott Fitzgerald's jazz-age classic that brings to life the glitter, the melancholy and the grand and crumpled dreams of Fitzgerald's unforgettable characters. In the exquisitely realised setting of 1920s New York, a throng of fantastical creatures play out the drama, the wry humour and the tragedy of the novel. 'Bizarre, absorbing and very funny ...a bold idea that works to great effect.' Shaun Tan 'The novel is a wonder ...it has vitality to an extraordinary degree and glamour, and a great deal of underlying thought of unusual quality...it is astonishing.' - Max Perkins, editor, in a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald on reading the original draft of The Great Gatsby, 1924 For copyright reasons this book is not for sale in the USA or UK.
'...an incredibly faithful adaptation of Fitzgerald's expose of high society...charming, sepia-toned touch...Charming, original and faithful all at the same time...a debut novel to be proud of.'Junior Bookseller and Publisher, August 2007
|Publisher: ||Allen & Unwin|
|Dimensions: ||21.0 x 17.0 x 2.0 centimeters (0.75 kg)|