This volume is part of a new series of novels, plays and stories at GCSE/Key Stage 4 level, designed to meet the needs of the National Curriculum syllabus. Each text includes an introduction, pre-reading activities, notes and coursework activities. Also provided is a section on the process of writing, often compiled by the author. The fabulous parties at Gatsby's mansion are legendary; guests dance until dawn at the home of their mystery host. But whose face is he searching for in the crowds? What secret sorrow lies behind his great fortune? And what was it that made Gatsby "great"?