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The Price Was High Volume 2

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Published 1979 by Picador (first published 1941)
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Leonard Makin
Jun 05, 2014 Leonard Makin rated it really liked it


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
dro
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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 ...more
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