This Side of Paradise

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This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise dust jacket.jpg
Dust jacket cover of first edition
AuthorF. Scott Fitzgerald
Cover artistW. E. Hill
CountryUnited States
Publication date
March 26, 1920
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
Pages305 pp (first edition hardcover)
ISBN9781593082437 (Barnes & Noble paperback)
Followed byThe Beautiful and Damned (1922) 

This Side of Paradise is the first novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was first sold in 1920.

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Amory Blaine leaves his mother and friend behind to go to a good American university. At university he falls in love with a girl called Isabelle, but she is not interested in Amory. Amory then goes to fight in the First World War. When he returns from the war, he falls in love with Rosalind. Because Amory is poor, Rosalind is not interested in him and decides to marry someone else. Amory then learns that his friend from home has died.

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