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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
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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
Fiction
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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Becky Sharp may be one of literature's great schemers, but she's also one of its most memorable and entertaining. More rounded than almost all the simpering Victorian dolls who followed, she alone is Read more...

 
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