This is a very humorous story of social life of young upper-class people in the '30s and hearing it read so effortlessly gives it some extra weight.
You could compare this book with Bridget Jones's Diary. Bernice is being taught how to go about catching a guy which is more or less the theme of Jones's Diary written more than 80 years later.
The Southern accent of the characters makes it more authentic - the characters come alive.
The end is obviously terrific, I am still laughing.
Scott Fitzgerald is a curious author. I also listened to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and it is also very amusing and different.
A different story and different reader. Sorry ;)
Something classical, like The Magus by John Fowles?
I suppose the narrator's performance was excellent. She probably sounded just like the character she is portraying.
I just didn't have the stamina to listen to this stuff. A young woman lost a ring which for her seemed to be a life threatening incident. How shallow can that be?
Is this the stuff young women read today? What have we come to?
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