The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

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Much like most of his other stories, The Diamond as Big as the Ritz is a novella by Fitzgerald which puts a personal story against the backdrop of some of America’s rockiest pasts. Here we have John Unger who gets invited to the home of his roommate Percy Washington, a descendant of the first president and also belonging to a family who owns an untracked diamond mountain.

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For yet another delicious read on what became the writer’s recurring theme in all his books – wealth, too much wealth and the nullifying effect of it all in the end.

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