Posts under ‘1920s’

So Big by Edna Ferber

 Winner of 1924 Pulitzer Prize Five words from the blurb: Chicago, society, Illinois, farmers, ideals Selina Peake, the central character […]

‘They’ – Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling is one of those authors I felt I should have read, but hadn’t until now. ‘They‘ is a […]

We – Yevgeny Zamyatin

 Translated from the Russian by Clarence Brown Five words from the blurb: dystopia, totalitarian, masterpiece, individual, freedom I hadn’t heard of this […]

The Sound and the Fury – William Faulkner

The Sound and the Fury was first published in 1929 and is considered to be one of the most important novels of […]

To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf

I have been wanting to read some Virginia Woolf for a while, but I had been told that her books […]

The Age of Innocence – Edith Wharton

Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize The Age of Innocence is set in the upper class society of New York City. […]