In the story "The Great Gatsby," some of the rumors that have been told about Gatsby include Gatsby being a bootlegger, a German spy, a nephew of Von Hindenburg, a second cousin to the Devil and a murderer. The novel was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1925.
Hailed as Fitzgerald's masterpiece, "The Great Gatsby" was not generally well-received by critics when it was first published. However, it is now currently regarded as one of the greatest American novels in history that exemplifies the American Dream. The story revolves around the enigmatic wealthy man, Jay Gatsby, who becomes the center of gossip because his past is shrouded in mystery.