The story of The Great Gatsby begins in 1922 in Long Island when Nick Carraway, the narrator of the novel, decides to rent a house in the fictional West Egg village next to.
Over the course of the summer, his millionaire renowned neighbor invites him. Nick is welcomed by the famous Jay Gatsby and they realize they served together during World War I. Gatsby appears as grandiloquent and showy but the narrator gets along with him.
Nick discovers through a friend that Daisy Fay Buchanan, his married cousin, had had a romantic encounter with Gatsby. The latter is still strongly enamored with her and wishes to rekindle the romance. He lives an ostentatious life only to impress Daisy.
One day, he asks Nick Carraway to arrange a meeting between them. Without really knowing it, Nick sets off a series of situations that he relates in this novel.
Find out here how the protagonists manage to deal with all of the incidents that come their way.