Considered one of the greatest novels ever written, "The Great Gatsby" shows us the prosperous life on Long Island during the Roaring Twenties. The story concerns the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his obsession over the beautiful Daisy Buchanan. But what actually lures behind his lavish parties, waterfalls of alcohol and jazz music? Maybe the decay of the American dream? Dive into the glamorous life of the Jazz Age and find out yourself. F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) is one of the greatest American novelists of the 20th century and author of the classics ‘Tender is the Night’ and ‘The Great Gatsby’. His writing helped illustrate the 1920s Jazz Age that he and wife Zelda Fitzgerald were in the centre of.