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The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
So this is another cover with a movie tie-in, and maybe I shouldn't be so bothered by it, but I am. Perhaps it's because this movie was terrible? And because it was pretty clear that the point of Fitzgerald's novel flew way over director Baz Luhrmann's head, to such an overwhelming degree that the artifice and style of the novel were actually made into the point of the film? And so seeing this cover just reminds me of the folly of trying to make Gatsby
—deliberate and subtle—into a huge, garish spectacle of a movie to begin with? It's probably all of those things. Of all the movie/book hybrid covers, this may be the worst.