Tales-of-the-Jazz-Age

March 24th Recommendation: Speak Easy by Catherynne M. Valente

Genre:Historical Fiction

Goodreads’ Summary:

“ The hotel Artemisia sits on a fantastical 72nd Street, in a decade that never was. It is home to a cast of characters, creatures, and creations unlike any other, including especially Zelda Fair, who is perfect at being Zelda, but who longs for something more. The world of this extraordinary novella—a bootlegger’s brew of fairy tales, Jazz Age opulence, and organized crime—is ruled over by the diminutive, eternal, sinister Al. Zelda holds her own against the boss, or so it seems. But when she faces off against him and his besotted employee Frankie in a deadly game that just might change everything, she must bet it all and hope not to lose… “

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Dress of the Day!

Isadora by Galia Lahav from the Collection “Tales of the Jazz Age”