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My Selection — “Babylon Revisited”

A short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Let’s first contextualize this amazing story

It’s 1931. The Great Depression has not only depressed the world markets — the “Lords of Finance” having bankrupted the word — but Fitzgerald was also depressed. The King of the Jazz Age was now dethroned and his royal subject matter — obsolete.

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