The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald audiobook. The novel is set in the summer of 1922 in the fictional town of West Egg on Long Island. The story follows the life of the wealthy Jay Gatsby, who throws extravagant parties in the hopes of winning back his former love, Daisy Buchanan.
The novel opens with the narrator, Nick Carraway, a young man from the Midwest who has recently moved to West Egg to become a bond salesman. He becomes fascinated by his neighbor, Gatsby, and begins to attend his parties.
As Nick becomes closer to Gatsby and Daisy, he learns that Gatsby made his fortune through illegal means and that he is still deeply in love with Daisy, who is now married to Tom Buchanan. Gatsby enlists Nick's help in arranging a reunion between himself and Daisy, which ultimately leads to tragic consequences.
Daisy's infidelity, Gatsby's criminal past, and the societal disapproval of their relationship ultimately leads to Gatsby's downfall in tragic consequences.
The novel ends with Nick reflecting on the events of the summer and the moral decay he has witnessed in the wealthy elite of the East Coast. It's a commentary on society during the Roaring Twenties, and explores themes of love, wealth, and the corrupting influence of the American dream.