“I hope something happens. I'm restless as the devil and have a horror of getting fat or falling in love and growing domestic.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise
This Side of Paradise is the debut novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. The book examines the lives and morality of post–World War I youth. Its protagonist Amory Blaine is an attractive student at Princeton University who dabbles in literature.