Judgement Day

If you were to judge your favorite book by its cover, would you still read it?

The Great Gatsby was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Not only can it be applied to modern day society but it can also help us to reflect on the similarities between the past and the present.

The cover of the first edition of The Great Ga...

The cover of the first edition of The Great Gatsby (1925) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I dislike this cover. Not only does it make the novel seem less serious but it is not impressive and does not reflect the content of the book.

I maintain, despite the poorly illustrated cover, that The Great Gatsby is worth reading. It tells the story of a romance that ends in tragedy; revealing the selfish and immoral side of humanity along the way.

I recommend you judge the soon-to-be-released film (starring Leonardo DiCaprio) from the trailer below:


13 thoughts on “Judgement Day

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  7. That is exactly what I thought when I saw the first cover – I think there are better covers now for that book – and I agree, the original has nothing to do with the story … Anyway, stopping in to see what others wrote for the Prompt – hope you have time to visit soon and read my take on it – Cheers!

  8. Sometimes A Picture Or Book Cover Is Worth Three Words – “Not For Me” | The Jittery Goat

  9. Daily Prompt: Judgment Day | Joe's Musings

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