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'He had one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.'

Jay Gatsby is the man who has everything. But one thing will always be out of his reach . . . Everybody who is anybody is seen at his glittering parties. Day and night his Long Island mansion buzzes with bright young things drinking, dancing and debating his mysterious character. For Gatsby - young, handsome, fabulously rich - always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life he is hiding a secret: a silent longing that can never be fulfilled. And soon this destructive obsession will force his world to unravel.

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  • Paperback

    9780241341469

    June 18, 2018

    Penguin Classics

    160 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Paperback

    9781784874148

    November 15, 2017

    Vintage Classics

    160 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • Paperback

    9780241965672

    June 14, 2013

    Penguin General UK

    208 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • Hardback

    9780099577720

    May 1, 2013

    Vintage Classics

    256 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Hardback

    9780141194059

    October 4, 2011

    Penguin Classics

    204 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • Paperback

    9780241951477

    May 13, 2011

    Penguin General UK

    200 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099541530

    March 1, 2011

    Vintage Classics

    160 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141023434

    March 6, 2006

    Penguin Classics

    192 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141182636

    July 1, 2000

    Peng. Mod. Classics

    240 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Hardback

    9781857150193

    November 29, 1991

    Everyman

    176 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • EBook

    9781446418536

    March 1, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    256 pages

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  • The Great Gatsby
    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    EBook

    9780141913414

    July 1, 2000

    Penguin eBooks

    240 pages

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The Great Gatsby: 10 Things

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