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Books like the Great Gatsby
Orsi Szentes Orsi Jul 03, 2018 09:05AM
Hi all, I am looking for books with a similar mood and setting as the Great Gatsby. I really love the feeling, the story line, the decadent lifestyle and that era in general.Any recommendations welcome!!



The late Hemingway combined with Pasternak.

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Anna Yes, The Sun Also Rises and some of the Short Stories.
Sep 26, 2018 12:36PM · flag
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Andrea Cvečić Alice Toklas.
Nov 04, 2018 08:42PM · flag

Evelyn Waugh wrote several satirical and highly entertaining novels set in the era of the Bright Young Things; strongly recommended! Decline and Fall, Vile Bodies, etc.


You're probably aware, but F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote other novels and short stories. This Side of Paradise has a Great Gatsby feel, IMHO. Those writers--Fitzgerald, Waugh, early Hemingway--are sometimes characterized as the "Lost Generation." That may put you on the scent of other similar writers... or helpful lists.


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