F. Scott Fitzgerald's finest work is generally thought to be The Great Gatsby. However, he also wrote many wonderful short stories. This one, very much like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," shows Fitzgerald's amazing imagination and creativity. What would it be like, Fitzgerald wondered, to be rich beyond the dreams of avarice? This story is his answer.More
In "The Diamond as big as the Ritz", the always-elegant writer F. Scott Fitzgerald writes an imaginative account of an entrepreneurial family who come to possess a ridiculously large diamond. The story is about American money, history, and racial politics. Jim Roberts narrates the audiobook in a careful, no-frills manner that allows the listener space to really absorb Fitzgerald's pristine prose, and to find buried some rather profound discoveries about human nature.
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Very Imaginative Story
No....it was good but once was enough.
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I made sure I listened to the sample before getting this because a couple of people really did not like the reader but...very few people agreed with them so, I did the logical thing..listened and decided for myself. Sample sounded fine so I got it and and really enjoyed the reading. No idea why those people had such a problem with it..to each his own, I guess.
This was a very unusual story for Fitzgerald and he showed he not only can write, but that he has a fantastic imagination. Great story.
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