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The Cost of Being Great Gatsby

The cost of being GREAT GATSBY MANSION $30 Million The mansion is surrounded by 40 acres of grounds, a marble swimming pool, and a private beach. The mansion is a symbol of Gatsby's need to flaunt his wealth and stand out among the residents of West Egg. Beacon Towers, which was demolished in 1944, was the inspiration for Gatsby's mansion in the book and in the 2013 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. HYDROPLANE $2 Million The hydroplane allows Gatsby to venture very close to Daisy's dock, which is directly acros from his home on the Sound. ROLLS-ROYCE $398,970 The car's creamy yellow color is representative of Gatsby's personality, ego, and need to be recognized. Price is for a 2013 Rolls-Royce Phantom Sedan. The highest sale value for a 1922 Rolls-Royce in today's car auction market is $218,847. 2 MOTORBOATS STATION WAGON $200,000 $100,000 Gatsby's guests frolic on his private beach, sunbathing on the shore and navigating and skiing on the waters of the Long Island Sound with Gatsby's two motorboats. Gatsby's station wagon shuttles his guests back and forth from West Egg to New York for his parties. Gatsby wants easy access to his parties so that they have plenty of guests and are SUccessful, which is part of his plan to attract Daisy's attention. PERSONAL SHOPPER $470,610 Fitzgerald discusses Brooks Brothers clothing in his novels, and was also a fan of the clothing line. The price assumes that Gatsby wore clothes from today's Brooks Brothers "The Gatsby Collection." GARDENER $20,000 Gatsby has a regularly employed gardener and an extra gardener to help with post party cleanups, which implies the mass numbers of party guests trampling around on the grounds of Gatsby's home. 8 SERVANTS SB00,000 Gatsby employs eight servants who are responsible for the post party cleanings and upkeep of his mansion. PARTIES $250,000 CRATES of ORANGES & LEMONS with CHAMPAGNE $81,300 Caterers arrive at Gatsby's house "at least once a fortnight" to set up an elaborate, buffet style dinner that includes party tents and lights, a band, and a dance floor. Gatsby orders five crates of oranges and lemons, along with champagne, every Friday. Total $34,320,8BO O MyVoucherCodes.c

The Cost of Being Great Gatsby

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