Gatsby-esque Novels

Opulence, social classes, 1920s, power here are some novels that have the essence of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby:

The Rules of Civility    by Amor Towles

Sister Carrie     by Theodore Dreiser

The Gods of Newport    by John Jakes

The House at Riverton     by Kate Morton

House of Mirth    by Edith Wharton

Howard’s End   by E.M. Forster

Atonement    by Ian McEwan

The Chaperone    by Laura Moriarty

The Rum Diary    by Hunter S. Thompson

Appointment in Samarra    by John O’Hara

Play It As It Lays     by Joan Didion

The Beautiful and Damned   by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Moveable Feast   by Ernest Hemingway

Mrs. Dalloway    by Virginia Woolf

The Custom of the Country    by Edith Wharton

Ellis Island   by Kate Kerrington

A Hope Undaunted    by Julie Lessman

Ask Alice    by D.H. Taylor

Fallen Skies    by Philippa Gregory

Hollywood:  A Novel of America in the 1920s    by Gore Vidal

Summerset Abbey    by T.J. Brown

Habits of the House    by Fay Weldon

The Woman From Paris   by Santa Montefiore

The Life of Objects    by Susanne Moore

This Vacant Paradise   by Victoria Patterson

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