By R. Clifton Spargo
During this evocative and meticulously precise novel in regards to the final romance of 1 of America's maximum literary undefined, R. Clifton Spargo crafts an exciting portrait of the passionate but tragically dysfunctional dating among F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.
In 1939 Scott resides in Hollywood, a virulent alcoholic and deeply in debt. regardless of his courting with gossip columnist Sheila Graham, he is still fiercely unswerving to Zelda, his soul mate and muse. In an try and fuse jointly their fractured marriage, Scott arranges a visit to Cuba, the place, after a disastrous first evening in Havana, the couple runs off to a seashore inn outdoor the town. yet even in paradise, Scott and Zelda can't get away the damaging depth in their relationship.
In Beautiful Fools, R. Clifton Spargo provides us a shiny, resplendent, and really human portrait of the Fitzgeralds, and divulges the heartbreaking styles and unforeseen moments of tenderness that signify a very good romance in decline.
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Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald by R. Clifton Spargo