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  • The Great Gatsby

  • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Narrated by: Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel of the Roaring Twenties is beloved by generations of readers and stands as his crowning work. This new audio edition, authorized by the Fitzgerald estate, is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal ( Brokeback Mountain). Gyllenhaal's performance is a faithful delivery in the voice of Nick Carraway, the Midwesterner turned New York bond salesman, who rents a small house next door to the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby....

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  • By Darwin8u on 04-09-13


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Reviewed: 12-13-17

Gyllenhaal does an amazing job with this narration but I found the emotion in his performance falls a bit flat now and then. The story is an American classic. Maybe beyond classic. Fitzgerald crafts an unforgettable tale with unforgettable characters. Great read.