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By F. Scott Fitzgerald

even supposing this novella sticks out from his physique of labor in that it’s a playful but sinister fairy story, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies in regards to the extremes of wealth together with his even more somber figuring out of what underpins it.  Loosely encouraged via a summer time he spent as engaged on a ranch in Montana, The Diamond as giant because the Ritz is Fitzgerald’s hallucinatory paean to the yankee West and all its promises.

It’s the tale of John T. Unger, a tender Southerner who is going to Montana for summer season holiday with a prosperous collage classmate. however the classmate’s family members proves to be even more than just prosperous: They personal a mountain made completely of 1 reliable diamond. And they’ve long past to dreadful lengths to hide their mystery … that means John can be in danger.

But the kinfolk additionally has a daughter, attractive Kismine, and together with her aid, John may perhaps but get away the destiny her family members has meted out to all their different site visitors to this point …

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