Idle Book Club Episode 5: The Great Gatsby

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I had a couple of very long drives recently so I decided to listen to an audio book. Specifically, I chose THIS book as an audiobook, as read by Mr. Jake Gyllenhaal. (More specifically still, I finally cashed in my credit to do so. Thanks, guys!)


I have only a minor thing to add to the discussion of this episode - when talking about Gatsby's funeral, you guys remarked a couple of times about how the "owl eyes" man called Gatsby a "son of a bitch". However, Mr. Gyllenhaal read it aloud in such a way as to say "sonofabitch" in a friendly, drinking buddy sort of way. It definitely changed the interpretation of that part of the scene, which I found pretty interesting.

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