Tender Is The Night

Tender Is The Night is a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, first published in 1934. It tells the story of a young, wealthy couple, Dick and Nicole Diver, and their struggles with mental illness, alcoholism, and the pressures of high society.

The novel begins with the Divers living in the French Riviera, where they have become the center of a glamorous social circle. Dick is a successful psychiatrist, and Nicole is a beautiful and talented woman. Despite their wealth and success, the couple is struggling with their own personal issues. Nicole is suffering from a mental illness, and Dick is an alcoholic.

The novel follows the couple as they attempt to cope with their issues and the pressures of their social circle. They are constantly surrounded by people who are either envious of their wealth or judgmental of their lifestyle. As the novel progresses, the couple's relationship begins to unravel. Nicole's mental illness worsens, and Dick's alcoholism spirals out of control.

The novel culminates in a dramatic scene in which Nicole attempts suicide. Dick is able to save her, but the couple's relationship is irrevocably damaged. In the end, the couple is forced to part ways, and Dick is left alone to pick up the pieces of his life.

Tender Is The Night is a powerful and heartbreaking story of love, loss, and the struggle to overcome mental illness and addiction. It is a timeless classic that speaks to the struggles of modern life and the power of love.