Item description for Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray...
Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero is an unparalleled satire of 19th Century British Society, written by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) and originally published in serial format from 1847 to 1848.
Meet the charming and cunning Becky Sharp, insinuating upward through the social ranks with the fervor of Napoleon plowing through Europe, and the subtlety of a butterfly.
More so than any other picaresque character, Becky Sharp's name has become synonymous with a gold-digging, amoral, opportunistic social charmer who is also shrewd and strong -- a portrait of a complex woman of her time.
She is the anti-heroine you love to hate, and yet at the same time cannot help but secretly admire her methods.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 9" Weight: 2.25 lbs.
Release Date Sep 18, 2006
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934169099 ISBN13 9781934169094
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More About William Makepeace Thackeray
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.
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