Vanity fair : a novel without a hero (Book, 1991) []
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Vanity fair : a novel without a hero

Vanity fair : a novel without a hero

Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Publisher: New York : Knopf, ©1991.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Chronicles the exploits of Becky Sharp, an unscrupulous young woman who is determined to achieve wealth and social success.

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Genre/Form: Satire
Satirical literature
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Makepeace Thackeray
ISBN: 0679405666 9780679405665 9780099518938 0099518937
OCLC Number: 24216633
Description: xli, 743 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), no. 12.
Responsibility: W.M. Thackeray ; with an introduction by Catherine Peters.
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'I think I could be a good woman if I had five thousand a year' Becky Sharp is a poor orphan when she first makes friends with the lovely Amelia Sedley at Miss Pinkerton's Academy for Young Ladies.  Read more...


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The only English novel which...challenges comparison with War and Peace -- John Carey The best thing he ever wrote - sharp, brilliant, touching, clever and cruel, with an unforgettable heroine -- Read more...

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