Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray (Paperback)

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A masterpiece of social satire, featuring one of literature's most loved anti-heroes, Becky Sharp.

Product Details

Barcode
9780008324209
Department
Books
Released
6 Sep 2018
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
William Makepeace Thackeray
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Harpercollins Publishers
Series
Collins Classics
Language
English
Number of Pages
928
Dimensions
198 x 129 x 129mm (270g)

Summary

A masterpiece of social satire, featuring one of literature’s best-loved characters, Becky Sharp.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Historical
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Medical
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Family Life
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Urban Life
BISAC Subject 5
Fiction / Classics
BIC Classification 1
Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
Library Subject 1
Social classes - Fiction - History - Great Britain
Library Subject 2
Great Britain - Fiction - History - George III, 1760-1820
Dewey Classification
823.8
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was a British author and novelist, renowned for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair. Originally published as a serial in 20 parts, it was immediately hailed as a literary masterpiece, winning praise from contemporaries such as Charlotte Bronte.

Review Quotes

`A Titan... a purely original mind' Charlotte Bronte

`A bravura performance by a writer at the top of his game' Guardian

`The greatest novel about Waterloo, and one that is just as relevant 200 years later' Daily Telegraph