A Curious Invitation

An entertaining guide to the best parties in literature.

Publisher: Picador/Pan Macmillan

Queen Alice's feast

Gatsby's Saturday Night Parties

Dmitri Karamazov's Revel at Mokroye

The Duchess of Richmond's Ball, Vanity Fair

The Lord Mayor's Ball, Diary of a Nobody

The Onion Cellar, The Tin Drum

A Pooh Party

Satan's Rout, The Master and Margarita

The Society of Artists' Fancy Dress Ball

Thomas Ewen High School Prom

The Masque of Red Death