I keep it always full of interesting people, night
and day. This seemed to reassure him and he continued more confidently.
I had seen him wandering hungrilyabout the beach
He wants her to see his house, she explained. Id
like to know who he is and what he does, insisted Tom. I have been glancinginto some
of the rooms. His eyes went over it, every arched door and square tower. It wasnt
until then that I connected this Gatsby with theofficer in her white car. Daisy put
her arm through his abruptly but he seemed absorbedin what he had just
The man bending over her is her
The automatic quality of Gatsbys answer set us all
back at least anotherminute.
Klipspringer, in a spasm of
He took them ceremoniously from group to group:Mrs.
Ive got to speak to you about something before you go.
The most grotesqueand fantastic conceits haunted
him in his bed at night. He wants her to see his house, she explained. He dismissed
all the dances he had given with a snap ofhis fingers. Together we scrutinized the
twelve lemon cakes from the delicatessenshop.
I was going to ask to see the rubieswhen the phone
rang and Gatsby took up the receiver.
I wouldnt ask too much of her, I
I like her, said Daisy, I think shes
Im going to call upDaisy tomorrow and invite her
over here to tea.
It tookme just three years to earn the money that
bought it. He owned some drug stores,a lot of drug stores.
And thento me: Tell him we couldnt wait, will you?
He came alive to me, delivered suddenly from thewomb of his purposeless splendor.