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    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jake Gyllenhaal
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,362
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,288
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,294

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple, Beautiful, and Exquisitely Textured

    • By Darwin8u on 04-09-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Tender Is the Night

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 593
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 538
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 534

    Set on the French Riviera in the late 1920s, Tender Is the Night is the tragic romance of the young actress Rosemary Hoyt and the stylish American couple Dick and Nicole Diver. A brilliant young psychiatrist at the time of his marriage, Dick is both husband and doctor to Nicole, whose wealth goads him into a lifestyle not his own, and whose growing strength highlights Dick's harrowing demise. A profound study of the romantic concept of character - lyrical, expansive, and hauntingly evocative.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Was it all just the champagne

    • By samuel on 08-19-15

    Regular price: $22.46

    • The Beautiful and Damned

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Eoin Joyce
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 6

    This 1922 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald chronicles the life of Anthony Patch, the only heir of millionaire Adam Patch, his grandfather. Anthony is young, handsome and well-educated. He marries the ravishingly beautiful Gloria, and together they plan for the day that Anthony receives his inheritance.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A Sad Joke by the Author

    • By Anonymous User on 07-24-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Sean Murphy
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    "This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks after completing it, I discovered an almost identical plot in Samuel Butler's 'Note-books'."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short, but good

    • By Christopher S. Hamilton on 09-10-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • This Side of Paradise

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Brian D'eon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 234

    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s pseudo- autobiographical first novel. It describes life at Princeton among the glittering, bored, and disillusioned “lost generation” of post World War1 America. Published in 1920, when he was just 23, the novel was an overnight success and propelled Fitzgerald to instant stardom as spokesman of the Jazz Age.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Joy-Ride through Pompous Asseville

    • By Elizabeth on 04-22-12

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jake Gyllenhaal
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360

    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. There, he has a firsthand view of Gatsby’s lavish West Egg parties - and of his undying love....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just the right reading style

    • By Matthew Stavros on 05-09-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Beautiful and Damned

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 335
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 234
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 238

    Published in 1922, Fitzgerald's second novel chronicles the relationship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they await to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of the nouveaux rich and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent, it is also a shattering portrait of a marriage fueled by alcohol and wasted by wealth. The Beautiful and Damned, Fitzgerald wrote to Zelda in 1930, "was all true."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • i loved it

    • By Emily on 01-20-05

    Regular price: $22.99

    • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 881
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 780
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 780

    Benjamin Button was literally born an old man. He lived a backwards life, for his body grew younger as the years passed him by. Come and listen to the original, unabridged story by F. Scott Fitzgerald which inspired the movie.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • good story, bad performance

    • By K, on 10-12-16

    Regular price: $0.69

    • This Side of Paradise (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Young midwesterner Amory Blaine is certain he is destined for greatness. On his quest, he enrolls in Princeton, finds an ephemeral first love, fulfills his duty in war, and becomes enraptured by debutante Rosalind Connage, who defines all that Amory has desired and everything he could lose. As conventions, romance, and money fail him, Amory's restless pursuit of enlightenment takes him down a dark path, but closer to understanding himself and his place in the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Passionate

    • By Tad Davis on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 66

    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Collection and Production

    • By andrew on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Winter Dreams

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: B. Jay Kaplan
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Winter Dreams is a story of friendship, love and betrayal by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By molly on 02-09-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Ice Palace

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Damien Delaney
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The story is about Sally Carrol Happer, a young southern woman from the fictional city of Tarleton, Georgia, who becomes engaged one summer to Harry Bellamy, a man from an unspecified northern town. The following winter, on a visit to Harry's home town to meet Harry's family, Sally Carrol begins to have second thoughts.

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 795
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 701
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 704

    Elegant, enigmatic Jay Gatsby yearns for his old love, the beautiful Daisy. But she is married to the insensitive if hugely successful Tom Buchanan, who won’t let her go despite having a mistress himself. In their wealthy haven, these beguiling lives are brought together by the innocent and entranced narrator, Nick – until their decadent deceits spill into violence and tragedy. Part morality tale, part fairy tale, The Great Gatsby is the consummate novel of the Jazz Age. Its tenderness and poetry make it one of the great works of the 20th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent audiobook

    • By donnakat on 09-24-12

    Regular price: $20.03

    • A Classic Tales Christmas

    • By: O. Henry, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87

    All of your favorite Christmas stories in one fantastic collection. From heartfelt stories such as O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" to tales of mystery from G. K. Chesterton and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Here is a treasure trove of tales from some of the best writers in the world, narrated by the voice of the Classic Tales: B.J. Harrison. Each story is presented unabridged.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Like a Christmas Stocking

    • By A User on 12-05-12

    Regular price: $11.19

    • This Side of Paradise

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Carefree, party loving Amory Blaine leaves his home in Minnesota for Princeton University, with his sight set on a high-energy career in New York City. At Princeton, the ambitious and self-centered Amory longs to be included with the popular crowd, and become one of those he views as entitled, but along the way, he indulges in a string of romances with beautiful, young women. While chasing his golden dream, Amory's youth is slipping away, along with the past. Will young Amory understand how fleeting life is before it is too late?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Bernice Bobs Her Hair

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Bernice has rare beauty and wealth, but is undeniably socially awkward. Her cousin Marjorie does her best to make Bernice into a social vampire. Being a socialite in America in the 1920s, it seems to her that some of the more archaic feminine ideals need to go. Bernice's long, luxurious hair may need to go, too.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story!

    • By SM on 04-10-12

    Regular price: $0.83

    • The Offshore Pirate [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Ardita Farnam, flapper and demimondaine, has a feisty will and a fiery tongue. But when seven hulking musicians seize her yacht while her rich uncle goes ashore, she soon discovers the limits of her persuasive powers, and a battle of wits begins.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Clever Story

    • By Russell Bernard on 05-16-18

    Regular price: $1.39

    • The Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald

    • 45 Short Stories and Novels
    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jay Wohlert
    • Length: 45 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    The Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald is a collection of 45 novels and short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald's short stories have themes that not only relate to the problems and culture of the Jazz Age, but were also about the promises and despair encountered by the young, as well as aging. Love and relationships between two mismatched or unlikely characters, such as people who are unlikely to develop a spark of romantic interest between each other, is common.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • MISPRONOUNCED WORDS

    • By Randall on 04-23-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Beautiful and Damned (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Anthony Patch is the idle heir to a vast fortune. His wife, Gloria, dazzles society with her good looks. Satisfied by privilege and beauty alone, they are beholden only to the "magnificent attitude of not giving a damn." When Anthony’s inheritance is withheld, it causes an irreparable rift in their marriage, threatening their fragile paradise. Oblivious to their future, he and Gloria have little left to define themselves but their ever-receding pasts.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • This Side of Paradise

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Chris Hendrie
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 16

    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.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, bad reading

    • By Thomas Hsu on 04-09-17

    Regular price: $6.99

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