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A New Leaf

Auhtor: Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Language: english
Published: 1931

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
Downloads: 62
eBook size: 68Kb

Review by M. Erb, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A New Leaf':

... wine. Julia Ross ate a few with her bread and listened to the big goldfish rippling in the pool and the sparrows whirring about an abandoned table. You could ...
... down his hostess' back, kisses the serving maid and passes out in the dog kennel. But he's done it too often. He's run through about everybody, until ...
... slouched and postured rather than sat and stood very straight, after the discipline of a strict father. Equally perfect young men had several times appeared ...
... and pansies, her interest in him grew. She was even glad when Phil said: I've just thought about my English visa. I'll have to leave you two incipient ...
... then abroad to the Beaux Arts it was there that something happened to him. About the time I came into some money I found that with a few drinks I ...
... a graft, but it got in the papers, and after I was released the impression remained that I'd killed him. So all I've got to show for the last five years ...
... the dining room that gave on the hall, inspired by the silence in the hall itself, she half pushed him over the threshold, stepped out herself and ...
... stumbled with him down the apartment stairs, passing the concierge's wife, who peered out at them curiously from her glass room. Then they came out ...
... for having been so right about this. A fortnight passed and she would have forgotten Dick Ragland, had she not heard his name mentioned with scorn in ...
... he raised his hat. They were together by the desk a long time and the silence was oppressive. Isn't this a nuisance? she said. Yes, he said jerkily, ...
... meeting. I'll see you on the boat. After your twenty-eighth birthday. All right one more thing: It fits in with the high price of crime that I did ...
... dear. She stayed in New York two months instead of the fortnight she had intended, because he would not let her go. Work took the place of drink ...
... An old schoolmate, Esther Cary, came to her to ask if she knew of Dick Ragland's reputation. Instead of growing angry, Julia invited her to meet ...
... wanted to go on a bust and I had to think of you, and you were so far away. Darling???darling, you're so tired and pale. You're working too hard. No, ...
... I'd say go ahead with it. Maybe I'm all wrong, but it's so darn obvious that what fascinates you is that handsome pan of his and those attractive manners. You ...
... what do you bring me? she demanded. I thought that there'd be the accumulated strength of having beaten your weakness. What do you bring ...
... gamble between adequacy and disaster??? Oh, Dick, be good and be strong and come back to me. Change, change, Dick???change! Good-by, Julia???good-by. She ...
... four months???since you went to California. He wasn't fired because of his uncle the business he went to London on was of no importance at ...
... Fitzgerald Jacob's Ladder Francis Scott Fitzgerald The Pat Hobby Stories The setting: Hollywood: the character: Pat Hobby, a down-and-out screenwriter ...
... was an industry where whom you sat with at lunch was more important than what you dictated in your office. Francis Scott Fitzgerald The Rich Boy Francis ...