By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald's first novel, This aspect of Paradise (1920) used to be an instantaneous, superb good fortune and confirmed his literary acceptance. might be the definitive novel of that "Lost Generation," it tells the tale of Amory Blaine, a good-looking, prosperous Princeton pupil who halfheartedly comprises himself in literary cults, "liberal" pupil actions, and a chain of empty flirtations with younger ladies. whilst he ultimately does fall actually in love, in spite of the fact that, the younger girl rejects him for another.
After serving in France in the course of the warfare, Blaine returns to embark on a profession in advertisements. nonetheless younger, yet already cynical and world-weary, he exemplifies the younger women and men of the '20s, defined by way of Fitzgerald as "a iteration grown as much as locate all gods useless, all wars fought, all faiths in guy shaken."