onleihe ZWISCHEN DEN MEEREN. The Diamond As Big As the Ritz



A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month" Selection   The fantastical story by beloved Jazz Age writer, F. Scott Fitzgeraldâ€"a dark and gleaming fairy tale about the excesses of wealth and the promise of the American Westâ€"selected from Fitzgerald’s exuberant collection, Tales of the Jazz Age.   On a summer break from his New England education, John T. Unger of Hades, accompanies a new friend to his private father’s estateâ€"a hidden palace carved out of one solid diamond mountain where extravagance knows no bounds, and everything feels a spectacular dream to modest Unger until he discovers the frightful lengths to which the family will go to protect their secret and their treasure.   An ebook Short.

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Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born in 1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He attended Princeton University, where he began writing what would become his first novel, This Side of Paradise. He left Princeton to join the army during World War I, though the war ended shortly after his enlistment. This Side of Paradise, published in 1920, was a critical and financial success and was followed the same year by his first story collection, Flappers and Philosophers, followed by Tales of the Jazz Age in 1922. Fitzgerald went on to publish three more novels&;The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender Is the Night&;and many more stories. He died in 1940, leaving his last novel, The Love of the Last Tycoon, unfinished.

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