Author(s): Nicki Greenberg
Nicki Greenberg's adaption of the Great Gatsby in graphic novel form, is breathtaking - a wonderful homage to F. Scott Fitzgerald's jazz age classic, that brings to life the glitter, melancholy and the grand crumpled dreams of Fitzgerald's unforgettable characters. Set in the 1920's of New York. 'No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man can store up in his ghostly heart.'Nicki Greenberg's adaptation of The Great Gatsbyis breathtaking - a wonderful homage to F. Scott Fitzgerald's jazz-age classic that brings to life the glitter, the melancholy and the grand and crumpled dreams of Fitzgerald's unforgettable characters. In the exquisitely realised setting of 1920s New York, a throng of fantastical creatures play out the drama, the wry humour and the tragedy of the novel.'Bizarre, absorbing and very funny ...a bold idea that works to great effect.' Shaun Tan'The novel is a wonder ...it has vitality to an extraordinary degree and glamour, and a great deal of underlying thought of unusual quality...it is astonishing.' - Max Perkins, editor, in a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald on reading the original draft of The Great Gatsby, 1924 First published 2007.
'...an incredibly faithful adaptation of Fitzgerald's expose of high society...charming, sepia-toned touch...Charming, original and faithful all at the same time...a debut novel to be proud of.'Junior Bookseller and Publisher, August 2007