One of the Most Revered Works of Art from the 20th Century Vs.
the 2013 Baz Luhrmann Adaptation
Get your Flapper outfits ready and fill that tub with bootleg gin--The Margos go deep into the backstory ofF. Scott Fitzgerald’sThe Great Gatsby. Though it is now considered one of the most important American novels of all time when it was published in 1925--it sold half as well as his previous novels and Fitzgerald felt like a failure.
The life of Fitzgerald and his wifeZelda Sayre is one of the most tragic we have yet to cover and we get into all of the details in this show. Plus. we dissect between the book, the audiobook narrated byJake Gyllenhaaland the rather frenetic movie directed by AustralianBaz Luhrmann.
So between the book and movie, which did the Margos like more? Click on the link below to find out.
In this episode the Margos discuss :
The life of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his tragic death
How much the lead character, Nick Carroway, resembles the author