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Scott Fitzgerald is my favourite writer. This is a collection of fifty little known
stories written for the mass-circulation magazines of the time. The Saturday Evening
Post paid Fitzgerald $4000 a story in 1929! An incredible amount.
Most of the stories in this volume are lightweight - but they form a commentary on
the novels for Fitzgerald tried out themes and characters he used later in the novels.
He said of them:- 'The price was high, right up with Kipling, because there was one little
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American writer of novels and short stories, whose works have been seen as evocative of the Jazz Age, a term he himself allegedly coined. He is regarded as one of the greatest twentieth century writers. Fitzgerald was of the self-styled "Lost Generation," Americans born in the 1890s who came of age during World War I. He finished four novels, left a fifth unfini ...moreMore about F. Scott Fitzgerald...