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The Book of Snobs (Large Print) [Paperback]

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Item description for The Book of Snobs (Large Print) by William Makepeace Thackeray...

This satiric classic begins: "The necessity of a work on Snobs, demonstrated from

History, and proved by felicitous illustrations:-- I am

the individual destined to write that work--My vocation

is announced in terms of great eloquence--I show that the

world has been gradually preparing itself for the WORK

and the MAN--Snobs are to be studied like other objects

of Natural Science, and are a part of the Beautiful (with

a large B). They pervade all classes--Affecting instance

of Colonel Snobley."

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Item Specifications...

Pages   388
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.2" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   1.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 11, 2008
Publisher   Tutis Digital Publishing Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN  8184568517  
ISBN13  9788184568516  

Availability  0 units.

More About William Makepeace Thackeray

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! In his day, William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 63) enjoyed a popularity equivalent to that of Charles Dickens. A contributor to Punch and an editor of the Cornhill Magazine, Thackeray possessed an acerbic wit that he directed chiefly atmiddle-class Victorian morality. Vanity Fair is his best-known work; his other books include The Luck of Barry Lyndon and The History of Henry Esmond, Esq."

William Makepeace Thackeray was born in 1811 and died in 1863.

William Makepeace Thackeray has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics
  2. Penguin Classics

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Filler Material?  Jan 25, 2008
I usually like Thackeray's works a lot. That's why I didn't hesitate to buy this. Book of Snobs seemed to be something he wrote to break in a new pen; or maybe he had promised a publisher something on a deadline and ran out of ideas. Parts are humorous, but I was bored. Thank goodness I read quickly; otherwise I'm not sure I would have finished it. Do not let this review of a single book turn you off to Thackeray. Do try Henry Esmond or Barry Lyndon. (The third star is because it's Thackeray - and maybe I missed something.)

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