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The history of Henry Esmond, esq., colonel in the service of her majesty Queen Anne

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1914.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The History of Henry Esmond is a historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, originally published in 1852. The book tells the story of the early life of Henry Esmond, a colonel in the service of Queen Anne of England. A typical example of Victorian historical novels, Thackeray's work of historical fiction tells its tale against the backdrop of late 17th- and early 18th-century England -- specifically, major  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Makepeace Thackeray
OCLC Number: 221166075
Description: xix, 402 pages
Responsibility: written by himself.

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The History of Henry Esmond is a historical novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, originally published in 1852. The book tells the story of the early life of Henry Esmond, a colonel in the service of Queen Anne of England. A typical example of Victorian historical novels, Thackeray's work of historical fiction tells its tale against the backdrop of late 17th- and early 18th-century England -- specifically, major events surrounding the English Restoration -- and utilizes characters both real (but dramatized) and imagined. - wikipedia.org.

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