• "The Jazz Age chronicler's first great novel"

    The Times
  • "No one has written more elegiacally about America than F. Scott Fitzgerald...a sense of lost time and the irretrievability of the past gave much of his work - indeed, his life - an ineradicable undertone of mourning"

  • "If Francis Scott Fitzgerald had not existed, it would have been necessary to invent him. Seldom has there been a character who personified, as well as chronicled, an age with such dexterity and verisimilitude"

    Sunday Times
  • "None was more beautiful, none more damned, than Fitzgerald himself"

    Independent on Sunday