Queen Alice's Feast, from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
Gatsby's parties, Satan's Rout and Finnegans Wake, among others, are some of the greatest parties in literature. These beautiful illustrations, taken from Suzette Field's A Curious Inivitation, are by Lynn Hatzius.
Gatsby's Saturday night parties, from
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age masterpiece
Satan's Rout, from Bulgakov's The Master
Finnegans Wake, from Joyce's last novel
McMurphy's Ward Party, from Ken Kesey's
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The Ball at Mansfield Park from Jane Austen's
The Blossom Viewing Party from the
Japanese classic The Tale of Genji,
writtenby lady-in-waiting Murasaki
Shikibu in the 11th century
Literary parties like these don't just exist in books . . . Suzette Field is throwing the Halloween party cum book launch of the century on 26th October. Find out more.