The Best Writing of the Week – Tender is the Night

Do you ever read books simply for the prose?  In an attempt to improve my writing I do this a fair bit and am now reading F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night. It was there I came across the following description that, as it happens, is also the best written thing I've read all… Continue reading The Best Writing of the Week – Tender is the Night

Dickens VS Fitzgerald – Character Fight

Who wrote better characters, Dickens or Fitzgerald? Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby is often mentioned as one of the finest pieces of writing available, and rightly so. But how does it hold up to the works of other great writers? A description in Gatsby that I thought rather good made me think of one of Mr.… Continue reading Dickens VS Fitzgerald – Character Fight