The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Release Date: 1925-04-10
  • Genre: Classics
Score: 4
From 2,891 Ratings


An Apple Books Classics edition.

The Roaring Twenties are in full effect in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s riveting classic. Man-about-town Jay Gatsby seems to have it all, including loads of money and a massive mansion where he hosts wild, extravagant parties every Saturday. But Gatsby’s missing one thing: Daisy Buchanan, the love of his life, the one who got away.

The Great Gatsby explores the impossible, but uniquely human, longing to return to the past and the costs associated with chasing the American Dream. It’s a beautifully written, entertaining read with timeless emotional appeal.


  • Got a call back

    By riquigonzalez
    Got it for free now I can’t
  • 🙄

    By bellak😜
    Literally so boring
  • Snooze fest

    By njjddhudnd
    So boring
  • The Great Gatsby misses some beats

    By AntMania88
    For a great American novel, Gatsby misses a few beats in its logical flow. Great novel, nevertheless. Have to watch one or two of it's inspired movies.
  • Ok

    By bgfvtvnhy
  • Meh

    By Catiscrazy
    I hate books that use all these prissy confusing words instead of just getting to the point
  • The Below Average Gatsby

    By Chess_Lover89
    Incredibly over rated. If you are hesitant to read this book, you won’t regret not doing so. No wonder Fitzgerald didn’t receive any acclaim for this book while living. Not sure what changed when he died, but we should defer to the original critics.
  • As relevant today as it was then.

    By WeirdBlitzBoy
  • A work of art

    By njayatil2006
    Fitzgerald blessed us with a book that goes over themes of romance, festivity, and passion. It was simply perfect and it has always been my favorite book since the first time I was assigned to read it my sophomore year.
  • Worthwhile Read

    By Mark Brw
    It serves as an interesting snapshot of the 1920s. Many of the problems presented are still present (just with different groups) today such as class, ethnicity, and race. One thing that remains true is that while wealth may bring comfort, the price may be too high for us to bear. One thing that brings it down a notch for me is the not so subtle antisemitic stereotypes, perhaps very common at the time the book was written. A lot of references are dated so you need to perform a little bit of archaeological research to understand the context (which can be fun).