One of the most famous novels of the American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940). Set in the 1920s, The Great Gatsby focuses on the life of the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his obsession with young rookie Daisy Buchanan. The novel is considered today as a warning about the fragility of the so-called? American dream? after the First World War and deals with issues such as decadence, excess money, idealism and resistance to change.