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Hermosos Y Malditos / the Beautiful and The Damned

I really wish that Hemingway had written this, the torture would have ended much sooner and he probably have written a meaningless, painful death for at least one of the lead characters who so richly deserve it. None of the characters in this book were likeable. I don’t know who they’re talking about half of the time because even if we were introduced to a character, they’re just not memorable or distinct.

Oh, and scptt one malidtos suicide is used as a form of blackmail and Anthony says some pretty anti-semitic things.

It felt emotionless and lifeless and just not something that I would call a classic because for me, classics are those books and stories that are loved and passed on through generations because they have something in their essence that can strike a cord with everyone And he blew it. There were so many details that could very well be avoided which I would most certainly mark it, if I give away the book to someone someday.

Given his stellar reputation, I gave him a second chance with this. First published inThe Beautiful and the Damned followed Fitzgerald’s impeccable debut, This Side of Paradise, thus securing his place in the tradition of great American novelists.


Hermosos y malditos — Reader Q&A

And then there is drinking and partying It would be more or less the same thing, but the emptiness and indifference of the vase don’t piss me off. Stars are assigned as follows: She had no sense of humour, but, to take its place, a happy disposition that made her laugh at the proper times when she was with men.

There were ofcourse certain proses that still linger in my mind, which served as the only source of soothing, which made it worth the reading.

Scott Fitzgerald, but the last book of his I read was The Great Gatsby in high school, which I did not like either, honestly from what I remember for many fktzgerald the same reasons. It’s really a sad novel that makes a novel about the siege of Leningrad, City of Thieves or a dark, realistic novel about the Balkans wars, The Tiger’s Wife look happy by comparison. Dude was playing the saxophone, so fitzgrrald ya’ll chill.


Anthony Patch-the protagonist I struggle to even write that is perhaps the most unlikeable of all Fitzgerald’s characters, matched of course only by his wife Gloria. Well, What did Anthony do? The ending was such a clusterfuck and made me want to scot the book across the room. Return to Book Page.

While I have rarely ever abandoned a book, I was unable to move pas Academics have canonized so much literature that one risks derision by bringing a justified critique to the works of these authors, but I feel that we must do so in the case of Mr.

The characters were interesting but Anthony was so horrible I had a hard time getting into this book. None of these characters are given a voice speech part in the book. I’m not understanding this one line from the book. I really enjoyed the Great Gatsby. Embellished with the author’s lyrical prose, here is fltzgerald story of Harvard-educated, aspiring hwrmosos Anthony Patch and his beautiful wife, Gloria. I tried to look heromsos the book, like its depth was i I wanted to love this book, or at least like it.


I never felt sorry for her. He was married to Zelda Fitzgerald. I, however, did not.

I read Tender is the Night sometime after that grad school? Read this book in three days, easy, basic, simple. Seeing how I hated Gatsby and felt like giving F. Bad bad really bad. I truly hated this book.

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Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? They still drink, sleep, wait for something to happen, are bored, don’t want to do the laundry and then they sleep some more and wait for Anthony’s grandfather to die so they can inherit his money.

The problem I have with Fitzgerald is everything other than the prose. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. We encounter ‘a coloured doorman’, ‘a glib Martinique Negro, with an incongruous British accent and a tendency to be surly, whom Anthony detested’ and sidewalks peopled ‘by an intermittent procession of ragged, shuffling, subservient Negroes’.

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The main characters are not interesting, they are clueless, self absorbed whiners with no more interest in learning how to live in the world than a gnat.