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The rhinestone as big as the Ritz

Alan Coren

The rhinestone as big as the Ritz

by Alan Coren

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Published by Robson Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan Coren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6175 .C6747
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4221238M
ISBN 100860510565
LC Control Number80501081
OCLC/WorldCa6916831

The Diamond as Big as the Ritz - VII The Diamond as Big as the Ritz - VIII He told them he had discovered a rhinestone mine, and, as only one or two of them had ever seen even a small diamond before, they believed him, without question. He kept a note-book in cipher in which he set down the approximate quantity of radium in each of the. The Diamond as Big as the Ritz, allegorical short story about lost illusions, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in in Tales of the Jazz Age.. John T. Unger, a student at an exclusive Massachusetts prep school, befriends Percy Washington, a new classmate who boasts that his father is “the richest man in the world.” He invites John to spend the summer at his family’s home in the.

"The Diamond as Big as The Ritz" first appeared in The Smart Set magazine in Its original title was "The Diamond in the Sky" When it became part of Fitzgerald's short story collection, Tales of the Jazz Age, he said in the introduction that he had written it .   So, if you like or dislike this sixth Tale for Our Time, or consider my reading of it pure rhinestone, then feel free to comment away below. I weigh in on the comment threads myself from time to time, but I regard it as principally your turf, to have at it as you so desire. And do join us tomorrow for Part Two of The Diamond as Big as the Ritz.

Fitzgerald, F. (). The Diamond as Big as the Ritz Chapter 1. Tales of the Jazz Age (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved Aug , and Mr. Unger presented his son with an asbestos pocket–book stuffed with money. "Remember, you are always welcome here," he said. "You can be sure, boy, that we'll keep the home fires burning.". Tales of the Jazz Age () is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button".


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