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I will preface this review by stating that vanity fair is not a romance, nor is it remotely romantic for those who are unfamiliar with thackeray's classic novel, it is subtitled a novel without a hero, and satirizes english society circa 1815 it may be of interest to those of us who cut. Make sure that you read william thackeray's novel vanity fair in public, not in the hope that someone may spot you reading a classic, but so that you may see the characters of this wonderfully perceptive (and prophetic) novel wandering about in the flesh. Vanity fair is of course written by the famous william makepeace thackeray, and in all honesty it is an absolute beast of a book i read the penguin english library edition which came in at just under 900 pages, so this is definitely not one for the faint hearted.
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Vanity fair is the story of becky s spectacular rise and fall as she gambles, manipulates and seduces her way through high society and the napoleonic wars buy vanity fair by william makepeace thackeray from australia's online independent bookstore, boomerang books. This page contains details about the fiction book vanity fair by william makepeace thackeray published in 1847 this book is the 69th greatest fiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooksorg. Vanity fair, thackeray's panoramic, satirical saga of corruption at all levels of english society, was published in 1847 but set during the napoleonic wars it chronicles the lives of two women who could not be more different: becky sharp, an orphan whose only resources are her vast ambitions, her native wit, and her loose morals and her schoolmate amelia sedley, a typically naive victorian. Vanity fair - ebook written by william makepeace thackeray read this book using google play books app on your pc, android, ios devices download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read vanity fair.
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William thackeray was an english novelist of the 19th century he is famous for his satirical works, particularly vanity fair, a panoramic portrait of english society thackeray saw himself as writing in the realistic tradition, and distinguished his work from the exaggerations and sentimentality of dickens. Vanity fair by william makepeace thackeray, oxford university press our luck may fail our powers forsake us our place on the boards be taken by better and younger mimes — the chance of life roll away and leave us shattered and stranded. Read the review of vanity fair, a novel by william thackeray the review by indian book critics will tell you why you must read the classic novel read more.
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