1920s Books

Books of the 1920s

Books of the Nineteen-Twenties which may give you some alternative 20s costume ideas

  • All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque
  • Decline and Fall – Evelyn Waugh (1928)
  • 1920 – Edith Wharton ‘The Age of Innocence’ – First woman to win a Pulitzer prize.
  • The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
  • The Mysterious Affair at Styles – Agatha  Christie (1st Hercule Poirot) (1920)
  • A Passage to India – E M Forster, a chance to wear Indian Costumes from our hire range
  • Tarka the Otter – Henry Williamson
  • Winnie-the-Pooh (1926) -The Winnie-the-Pooh stories written by A A Milne featured   Winnie, Piglet, Eeyore and Tigger. The original books (illustrated by Ernest Howard Shepard) show a rather more tatty teddy, than the one now associated with the Disney model.  There are standard Bear, Pig, Donkey and Tiger costumes available as well as the Disney interpretation.

Symbols & Settings for a 1920s Event

  • American Speakeasy
  • Country House
  • Jazz Club
  • Parisian Style Café

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