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The Last Tycoon

Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Part of the Collins Classics Series

The Last Tycoon Synopsis

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. `They were smiling at each other as if this was the beginning of the world.' The lights of Hollywood do little to distract Cecelia as she watches Monroe Stahr, wunderkind studio executive and object of her desire, descend into a reckless and ardent love affair with an auspicious starlet - an affair that threatens to destroy his reign as the Silver Screen's golden boy. In this tragic tale Fitzgerald exposes the corruption, sex and towering ambition at the dark heart of 1930s Hollywood. Unfinished at the time of his death, F. Scott Fitzgerald bids his own poignant farewell to the themes that inspired `The Great Gatsby', `Tender is the Night' and `The Beautiful and Damned'.

The Last Tycoon Press Reviews

'Wonderful ... a novel about Hollywood, written from the inside' Helen Dunmore, Sunday Times `It would have been Fitzgerald's best novel . . . absorbing reading' New York Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007574902
Publication date: 8th May 2014
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher: William Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About F. Scott Fitzgerald

Regarded as one of the most celebrated writers of the American 20th century, Fitzgerald's gift was his ability to capture the very essence of the American experience in his writing, with his most famous novel The Great Gatsby, lauded as a classic even today.

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