Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald (September 24, 1896 – December
21, 1940) was an American author of novels and short stories. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. F._Scott_Fitzgerald" Fitzgerald is considered a member of the of the 1920s. He finished four novels: "This Side of Paradise" This_Side_of_Paradise""The Beautiful and Damned" and "The Great Gatsby" (his most famous), and
Fitzgerald also wrote many short stories that treat themes of youth and promise along with age and despair.