The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

Audiobook CD - 2007
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Jay Gatsby is still in love with Daisy, whom he met when he was penniless. Now rich, he is determined to win her as his mistress, even though she has married another man for his money. When Daisy causes a fatal accident and Gatsby covers for her, a disaster results which reveals the failure of money to buy love or happiness.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, p2007
ISBN: 9781455165124
1455165123
Characteristics: 4 sound discs (5 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm., in container
Additional Contributors: Heald, Anthony

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Daj_O
Apr 15, 2015

Superb writing and brilliant reading--a MUST-listen.

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LaPhenixa
Jun 28, 2014

Better, in many ways, than I remembered, though at times it seemed long and meandering. But the powerful imagery and symbolism prevailed and left me moved and awed.

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danielestes
Nov 18, 2012

Beautiful language. I can now say I've both read this book and listened to a reading of it, and there's so much complexity in the subtext that each time the tone suggested something slightly different.

Regarding the story itself, more of a short story really, it seemed to me somewhat unremarkable. My primary pleasure came from wanting to learn more about this mysterious man Gatsby, who he is and what motivates him.

The Great Gatsby is such an idolized staple of American literature that I grant myself several more re-reads to fully appreciate its genius.

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sh5024
Sep 21, 2012

Outstanding audio version of this great American classic!

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