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This Side of Paradise

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
Narrated by: Chris Hendrie
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At 23, F. Scott penned this brilliant best-seller kicking off the roaring 20’s and the Jazz Age. Semi-autobiographical and unabridged, versatile actor Chris Hendrie creates vibrant characters as the story follows the life of gifted and handsome Amory Blaine as he falls in love with beautiful society girls while trying to define and find himself. Beautifully set in the lost generation just before the 1929 stock market crash that ended this flamboyant era.

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Great book. Not that easy to listen to due to Poor audio quality despite good narration

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Good story, bad reading

Some modern audiences will have trouble relating but much of this material still resonates today.

The reading was terrible. The reader often sounded frantic and his tempo distracts from the content of the story. Sometimes it worked but most the time it didn't. I would not recommend this reading.

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