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Artwork for The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1925, by Francis Cugat. The painting is titled Celestial Eyes and Fitzgerald was aware of Cugat's progress with the dust jacket design while he was still writing the book. He was so impressed and inspired by it that he commented to his editor at Scribner's, the great Maxwell Perkins: "For Christ's sake don't give anyone that jacket you're saving for me. I've written it into the book" (Fitzgerald: A Life in Letters, p. 79).
The Eyes behind The Great Gatsby Book Cover Art
book club read...i have never read it before - it was stunning (4.11)
Book cover for first edition of The Great Gatsby. Hemingway ridiculed his friend Fitzgerald for the cover. It is now considered a masterpiece of Art Nouveau.
I was one of THOSE kids who actually liked when we read The Great Gatsby. Not so much the ridiculous dissection we did on it. But I did like the story. Can't wait to see DiCaprio as Gatsby.
"...But remember, also, young man: you are not the first person who has ever been alone and alone." -- F. Scott Fitzgerald, August, 1934 / Excerpted from the 1934 Introduction to The Great Gatsby
'Look at that,' she whispered, and then after a moment: 'I'd like to get one of those pink clouds and put you in it and push you around.'
"the great gatsby" -- f. scott fitzgerald
Such a cool cover! Still haven't ever finished this book. This summer, I swear.
Inspired by Gatsby | Engaged & Inspired
The Great Gatsby
Great Gatsby Movie Still...look at the lighting and the clothes, so perfect!
Quote from The Great Gatsby
Shakespeare's Merchant (2003) A dark film adaptation of "The Merchant of Venice." Directed by Paul Wagar, this adaptation adds unexpected twists to the original plot of the play.
Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester, Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger: Tacky's perfect friends find him annoying until his odd behavior saves the day. #Books #Fiction #Kids #Penguin