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A Night At The Fair

Auhtor: Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Language: english
Published: 1928

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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Review by A. Dent, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Night At The Fair':

... place in the Grand Concourse every night. At the late afternoon of a hot September day two boys of fifteen, somewhat replete with food and pop, and fatigued ...
... that even though he was going East to school, he was too small for long trousers. He had countered by growing an inch and a half in a fortnight, which ...
... at the car. After several minutes a young man with a very pink face and pink hair, wearing a yellow suit and hat and drawing on yellow gloves, appeared ...
... fat, too plain or too hard. All at once their eyes fell upon two who sauntered along a little ahead of them, and they increased their pace, Elwood ...
... other-her voice was quieter and she was shy. Basil was glad when Elwood walked on with the bolder one, leaving him and Riply to follow with the other, behind. The ...
... together at something-rather, at nothing. She had asked him what he laughed at all the time and he had laughed again for an answer. Then they both laughed ...
... slid into a red glow-a stage set of hell, with grinning demons and lurid paper fires-he made out that Elwood and his girl sat cheek to cheek-then ...
... situations would occur at school, and that was unbearable. He approached his mother at breakfast in a state of wild excitement. Why, Basil, she ...
... he declared vehemently. The phrase pleased him and he amplified it. A boy is simply and utterly helpless without them. I'd rather be dead than go ...
... Well, you be ready at seven tonight. Basil's uncle met him at Barton Leigh's clothing store at ten, and Basil felt a touch of guilt at having ...
... that she was rich and he was only comfortable. He was sorry that he could not sit with her in her box tonight. By three o'clock, Basil, reading the Crimson ...
... girls, of all living girls the most intangible, the most desirable, that sister, said to be nicest of all-would be lost out of his life. They would ride ...
... course you can go, Basil. Don't be silly. Just because- He scarcely heard her. Opening the door, he faced Riply on the steps. Beyond was the Leaming ...
... El spoke to the chauffeur the quivering car came to rest with a sigh and the skies filled suddenly with stars. Once again the fair-but differing from ...
... the velvet quality of the darkness that is on the edge of light and is barely permeated by its last attenuations. But he was unable to hurt anyone whom ...
... one, he said to Olive. I waited here fifteen minutes this evening. He pretended to belabor her with the cane she giggled with delight. Hubert Blair ...
... and he was affably introduced to several other people as Alice Riley's boy, and a chair was placed for him beside Gladys in front. Oh, Basil, ...
... all, the evening was a success. The procession was attracting considerable notice-so much that not even Riply was aware of the particular attention ...
... of a-a mistake to tell Riply's mother. He didn't do any harm. He- Annoyed by the event of the evening, she turned on him cool, patronizing eyes. I ...
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