This bitingly ironic story eerily foretells the fate of the author and his own wife, Zelda—from its giddy romantic beginnings to its alcohol-fueled demise.
The great American novel, now in Penguin Black Classics.
A novel of the glittering decadence of Hollywood in its heyday, this was Fitzgerald's last work and he died without completing it.
'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' sees a baby born in 1860 begin life as an old man and then age backwards. F. Scott Fitzgerald hinted at this kind of inversion when he called his era 'a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in man shaken'.
Fitzgerald's great tragedy set on the French Riviera, now in Penguin Black Classics.
Increasingly disillusioned by the rejection slips that studded the walls of his room and his on/off engagement to Zelda Sayre, Fitzgerald began his third revision of the novel that was to become This Side of Paradise.
Four books chosen by authors Penelope Lively and Kamila Shamsie to mark the centenary of the first British women receiving the right to vote.
Books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound hardbacks.
The acclaimed Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers
The covers, designed by Tom Etherington of Penguin Press, feature the works of abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline.
A special set of 10 hardcover classics, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, that innovatively use foil and a special new binding material to create a highly collectible set.