Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald

Lillian Gish, a famous actress of 1920s, said on meeting the Fitzgeralds: ‘They were both so beautiful, so blond, so clean and clear – and drinking straight whiskey out of tall tumblers.’ Alas, a love addicted suffers its own perils. They were the most legendary couple of the 1920s and faced the threatening realities of alcoholism and mental illness, infidelity and literary rivalry. What started out as a fairytale romance ended not so happily. There is something to be learnt here and Scott’s novel, The Great Gatsby, is a portal to observe just that very thing and I will get to that later, but something on the author and his wife to pave the way. … More Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald

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