"Babylon Revisited" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I’m not sure what to make of the title, except that maybe it refers to the change in the main character and how visiting the city he spend his youth frivolously in causes him to reflect on the change.
This is a sad story. Even with films like Mr. Mom to pave the way for change, we still live in a society that is slow to forgive the sins of fathers and reluctant to entrust them with nurturing tasks. I was annoyed at the end when the fact that the aunt had a headache prevented Charlie from gaining custody of his daughter and that he didn’t try more desperate measures to get custody.

 

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