The Internet Book List - Spread the word

Book Information: Diamond as Big as the Ritz, the

Diamond as Big as the Ritz, the (1922) [Novella]
by F. Scott Fitzgerald Rating: Weighted - 8.3 / Average - 8.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary (IBList user synopsis):

A boy receives an invitation from an unusually distant and quiet schoolmate to stay with his family over the summer break, explaining that his father owns a diamond “as big as the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.”

Originally published in The Smart Set, June 1922.

Original title: The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionPoliticalDystopia/Utopia
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) [Collection]
      Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
     Babylon Revisited and Other Stories (1960) [Collection]
      Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald


  • A retelling of the story appeared in Mickey Mouse no. 47 (April/May 1956) as "The Mystery of Diamond Mountain," written by William F. Nolan and Charles Beaumont, and illustrated by Paul Murry

No Editions Found

No editions of this work have yet been entered into our database. If you would like to add an edition, use the "Add a book" link on the left.

©Steven Jeffery /, 2017
Terms of Use