The New Gatsby

Eric Puchner has written a story about his father that's quite reminiscent (in storyline and style) of Fitzgerald's classic tale of a man trying to overcome his station in life. But while Gatsby was a tragic figure who we could all relate to, Puchner's father seems like kind of like a monster. This piece is so rich in its descriptions and in its vivid evocations of hope and promise that I didn't want it to end. Beautiful.

1 comments :: The New Gatsby

  1. Incredible story. You're right, I wish the article was longer! Thanks for sharing.

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