‘Gatsby’s eyes floated toward her.
“Ah,” she cried, “you look so cool.”
Their eyes met, and they stared together at each other, alone in space. With an effort she glanced down at the table.
“You always look so cool,” she repeated.
She had told him that she loved him, and Tom Buchanan saw.’
‘and will I like being called a jazz baby? — You will love it.’
Couldn’t help but post two snippets this week. The first is, obviously, from Gatsby and, for me, encapsulates the novel. The second is from The Beautiful and Damned, which I equally adore.
It is always with fascination and a huge dollop of trepidation that I approach film adaptations of beloved books. I find them an intriguing genre to consider, and the upcoming adaptation of Gatsby will be no exception – it will either flop disastrously or soar. Can’t resist the trailer!