NEW YORK, N.Y. – For decades, Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and other characters from “The Great Gatsby” have been as real to millions of readers as people in their own lives, exemplars and victims of the American pursuit of wealth and status.
No longer will you need to permission to write a sequel, a prequel, a Jay Gatsby detective novel or a Gatsby narrative populated with Zombies.
It was published in 1925 by Scribner and remains a Scribner book, though now part of Simon & Schuster.
She called Fitzgerald's novel “incredibly visual," and was struck by his sense of detail, whether describing cars, emotions or economic status.
Fitzgerald's novel has been used in other art forms.