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Tag: F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Wisdom of F Scott Fitzgerald

It appears time for another post featuring more of Fitzgerald’s famously and shockingly beautiful sentences. Lately, the most read post on featherglass has been this one featuring selected quotes from this great American writer. “In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind… Read More ›

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La Dolce Vita

A teaching consultant and an ex-journalist strolled into a chichi French cafe awash with sunlight and tourists. The old teacher held forth on the benefits of his four-hour sleep patterns, cholesterol, and the kingdom of Catalonia, while she, the old hack, tried unsuccessfully to get the attention of the waiters who were playing a kind… Read More ›

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The Strokes of F Scott Fitzgerald

The American writer F Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, apparently once said, “You can stroke people with words.” That, Fitzgerald definitely did that in The Great Gatsby, a glittering cinematic story of New York’s Jazz Age (the 1920s), and the book, which was made into a movie starring Robert Redford as Gatsby, is… Read More ›

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