The novel «The Beautiful and Damned» strengthened Fitzgerald's fame as one of the most prominent American writers. The novel is partly autobiographical and reflects a certain period of Fitzgerald's life. The novel «The Beautiful and Damned» covers the 8-year period of Anthony Patch’s life, the future heir to the multimillionaire. After losing his parents the young man did not know any material worries with the help of his grandfather and inheritance he would be got. Anthony used to have an idle life, and his marriage has not made any changes. Permanent sprees with friends, parties in a city apartment and a country house continued. Young couple lived waiting for enormous wealth that Anthony would inherit after his grandfather's death.