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I really enjoyed this biography The author Andrew Turnbull had the experience of The Well Of Gods Glory Unveiled personally knowing Fitzgerald so the biography has someersonal anecdotes that make the man very real It s not biography has some ersonal anecdotes that make the man very real It s not flowery book or slanted It was a long read but I thought it was very good A beautifully written biography benefiting from Turnbull s acuaintance with Fitzgerald Not the most detailed biography
certainly insightful and written a sense of the triumph and tragedy that was Fitzgerald s life Scott Fitzgerald by Andrew Turnbull was well researched thoughtful and uickly aced After getting about a hundred Ready Or Not Dawdle Duckling pages into it I realized that I already had aretty good understanding of Fitzgerald s life I expected a huge ego and unbridled ambition I expected embarrassing tales of Transparent Cohabitation public drunkenness and excess I expected a sad end to a meteoric beginning And I got all of theseThere were some surprises though It came as a surprise to me just how unhinged Zelda became Some of the stories of his and Zelda s drunken exploits were so embarrassing and sad that it s a wonder there is now such a cult of idealism surrounding them Also I didn t realize that Fitzgerald and Hemingway were such intimates I always imagined them bumping into one another in a bar on the Seine in 1925 sharing a drink and inspiring a million fantasies by romantically minded readers But they were close friends for a time and bitter ex friends for even longer Finally I was surprised by how large aart football Caravansary played in young Scott s ambitions Helayed running back and had a second string uarterback osition for a while and the write up of one of his games credit s Fitzgerald s snap and bang runs Turnbull He was too scrawny for the sport though and turned to h This is the only bo. Scott Fitzgerald follows the life of one of America's most enduring authors from his early years in St Paul and at Princeton to New York in the twenties the French Riviera Balti and finally Hollywood Andrew Turnbull tells the story behind F Scott Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise revised and finally ubl. Ok I have read about FSF I think i should read before forming an opinion this should read before forming an opinion This didn t really talk about his work as an author but of what he did growing up It was very detailed and a great story to read but I was interested in the books he wrote It wasn t a terrible book I did enjoy arts of it and finding out interesting facts about Fitzgerald but I The Oathbreakers Shadow probably won t recommend this book to anyone If you re looking for the drawn out full story of Fitzgerald this is the one for you Didn t mean to make it sound like that was a bad thing Andrew Turnbull actually knew and interacted with Fitzgerald and his family from the time he was eleven years old when Fitzgerald rented a house from Turnbull s father To me this made his insights on Fitzgerald all the meaningful in this well researched and beautifully written biography Fitzgerald was as many of hisrotagonists a tragic figure I am strongly reminded of Millay s oft uoted The Island Of Hope poem My candle burns at both ends it will not last the night but ah my foes and oh my friends It gives a lovely light Millay by the way grew tired of being identified by her most famousoem It s time for me to re read one of my favorite books The Great Gatsby and Fitzgerald s other works I ve been an avid fan of Fitzgerald s work since I was in my late teens and as a young aspiring writer I wanted desperately to be able to write like him a dream that sadly did not come to fruition although I have developed my own uirky style such as it is Anyway enough about me I read Turnbull s biography in college and I was amazed and delighted at how vividly it brought Scott and Zelda to life I ve read many biographies since then and the only one that comes close to Turnbull s is Doris Kearns Goodwin s Team of Rivals One ca. Ished when he was twenty four making him instantly famous and his tender love affair with Zelda Sayre from their glittering early life to the years Zelda spent in and out of sanatoriums A literary generation too comes alive including Ernest Hemingway Edmund Wilson and Edith Wharton Fitzgerald lived on Tur.
But Certainly Insightful And Written