Saturday, May 26, 2012

The Great Gatsby


The Great GatsbyThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Plain and simple, I am obsessed with The Great Gatsby.  I would read it each year even if I wasn’t teaching it to my juniors. I love the tragedy, the elusive dreams, and the raw reality that Fitzgerald so deftly created.

And I cannot wait for Baz Luhrmann’s new film version. Some people count down to Christmas. I count down to Gatsby.

 Is it over the top if I say that the cast choices seem beyond perfect? I am most excited for Carey Mulligan as Daisy.

3 comments:

Becca said...

I am so excited for this. The casting IS perfect and the most exciting thing to me is that Baz is directing!!! That means it will be emotional and beautiful in the best way.

Marianne & Eddie said...

Can't wait for this!!

Jennica said...

I LOVE Carey Mulligan! LOVE. Love the book. Can't wait for the movie. I echo everything you said.