Definition of F Scott Fitzgerald from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


F Scott Fitzgerald

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Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (1896-1940) a US writer of novels and short stories about the Jazz Age, a name he invented. The life of fun and immoral behaviour led by many rich people in those years are described in his best-known novel, The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda (1901-48) lived a wild life themselves. She developed a mental illness, and he drank too much alcohol, experiences he used in Tender is the Night (1934). In 1936 Fitzgerald moved to Hollywood to write films. His last novel, The Last Tycoon, was not finished when he died.
Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me.Yes, they have more money.
remark made by Scott Fitzgerald to Hemingway and Hemingway's reply