The Greatest Gatsby

Ah, the greatness that is The Great Gatsby! There is a reason that this book is taught in high school English. The characters are young to middle aged adults but complex in behaviors. Set in the roaring 20’s it is quite the tale of love, lust and intrigue. There are characters you just got to live, love to hate and the one that so damn chaining. For a while Fitzgerald paints a picture of the flamboyance of the times the makes you want to jump in a time machine and dive right into a speak easy. But then there are the complicated relationships between Daisy, her husband and cousin all wrapped up the with the ever charming Gatsby. And there is even a bit of violence for those who like that short of things. But in the end, greatness can be quite an illusion.

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