Best 1920s Historical Fiction

Non-genre novels and short stories written after the 1920s, but set (at least partially) in the 1920s. Award-winning, critically acclaimed, well-reviewed by readers, and/or what you've read and loved.

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Comments (showing 1-4 of 4) (4 new)

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message 1: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten Rodning Sorry, but The Great Gatsby is not historical fiction. I'm removing it from the list.


message 2: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer A Tree Grows in Brooklyn takes place before WW1.


message 3: by Amber (new)

Amber Shannon Kirsten wrote: "Sorry, but The Great Gatsby is not historical fiction. I'm removing it from the list."

How is The Great Gatsby not a historical fiction piece?...


message 4: by Dena (new)

Dena Amber wrote: "Kirsten wrote: "Sorry, but The Great Gatsby is not historical fiction. I'm removing it from the list."

How is The Great Gatsby not a historical fiction piece?..."


This comment is from a while ago, but historical fiction would typically mean anything written about an earlier time period. The Great Gatsby was published in 1925, so while it is about the 20's it's not historical fiction.


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