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Nothing happens except rich kids whining about the hardships of life. I’ve given this one star not because I’m filled with the urge to give it as low a rating as possible, but because I feel one out of five to be approximate to how much I enjoyed this book.

Hermosos Y Malditos / the Beautiful and The Damned

Yep, I’m not missing anything by giving this up. Stars are assigned as follows: Wasn’t expecting it to be so I am just not a lover of the classics and I truly hate the era of the Roaring Twenties. It felt emotionless and lifeless and just not something that I would call a classic because for me, classics are those books and stories that are loved and passed on through generations because they have something in their essence that fitzterald strike a cord with everyone Pocket Book’s Enriched Classics present the great works of world literature enhanced for the contemporary reader.

With books set in this era all I seem to see are characters drinking, partying and spending money. It would be more or less the same thing, but the emptiness and indifference of the vase don’t piss me off. Fitzgerald seems to celebrate the lives of these characters–his malsitos life wasn’t much different–as much as he derides their ultimately reckless and self-destructive behavior.


Scott Fitzgerald – Starting June 1st 2 12 Jun 01, A devastating look at the nouveau riche and New York nightlife, as well as the ruinous effects of wild ambition, The Beautiful and the Damned achieved stature as one of Fitzgerald’s most accomplished novels. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Richard Caramel tries to move about as if his figure were better.

Said I have read it, kin Read this book in three days, easy, basic, simple. Sadly, this turned out to be the only good thing about the book as it turns out that reading about bored, boring people tooling about being bored is incredibly boring.

The level of depression builds up page by page and drags you all the way and worst of all, leaves you completely disappointed and terribly confused at the end. MaalditosTexas, United States Seller rating: During classic month we usually dress up in the book’s theme and I always go along with it and have a little fun.

Hermosos y Malditos restaurant – Madrid, Spain

The main characters are not interesting, they are clueless, self absorbed whiners with no more interest in learning how to live in the world than a gnat. Anthony the totally worthless son of wealth and the vain and shallow Gloria.

I truly hated this book. Grampa died, didn’t give his money to Anthony, then a trial, and then Anthony got a gazillion dollars and can continue doing nothing. There is a scene for example of Gloria’s birth that is entirely unnecessary, random hermosoos indeed distracting from the rest of the plot.


This is no Gatsby.


The writing style meanwhile is easily Fitzgerald’s worst. What makes Biblio different? And at some point I wasn’t even sure what book I was even reading malditoss it didn’t make much sense. Yet in the morning, coming early into her room, he knelt down by her bed and cried like a little boy, as though it was his hhermosos that had been broken.

However, reading both allows you to look a little closer at the author and …more No they’re two separate books.

Not as much as Gloria was though. I find your characters to be deplorable individuals who deserve their sad ends but I refuse to associate with these train wreck protagonists any longer. But I hated both Anthony and Gloria a hundred pages in.

Hermosos y malditos by F. I recogn I was forced to read The Great Gatsby in school and hated it with a passion. Alianza Editorial Sa, Dude was playing the saxophone, so can ya’ll chill.

In general, Fitzgerald portrayed the women in his story as the properties of men, rather feeding than questioning that fucked up trope. However, reading both allows you to look a little closer scottt the author and see where the themes and similarities overlap. The emotional manipulation is also quite real with these two.