F. Scott Fitzgerald is best-known for his novel, ‘The Great Gatsby’, but spent most of his time writing short stories because they brought him in more money… and he and his wife, Zelda, had expensive tastes. In this story, he tells us about a soldier who returns to the U.S. after The First World War to a hero’s welcome. Unfortunately, he cannot get well-paid work and soon turns to crime (3,200 words)
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