Quote me on that…Gatsby parties

thanks to Clotho98 on Flickr for letting me use this image

thanks to Clotho98 on Flickr for letting me use this image

Or to give the quote in full:

Anyhow, he gives large parties,” said Jordan, changing the subject with an urban distaste for the concrete. “And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.

The Great Gatsby F Scott Fitzgerald

Call me morally bankrupt, but I could quite fancy going to a Great Gatsby party, just once… thought I did read a brilliant article on The Atlantic about “the sublime cluelessness of throwing lavish Gatsby parties” which said “it’s a bit like throwing a Lolita-themed children’s birthday party.”

So, I won’t be throwing my own. But if you happen to be planning one, be sure to invite me.

 

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