Vanity Fair

A Novel Without a Hero

By William Makepeace Thackeray; John Sutherland (Editor)
(Oxford University Press, USA, Paperback, 9780199537624, 949pp.)

Publication Date: July 2009

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Description
This edition of one of the greatest social satires of the English language reproduces the text of the Oxford Thackeray and includes all of Thackeray's own illustrations.
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About the Author
William Makepeace Thackeray was a nineteenth century English novelist who was most famous for his classic novel, Vanity Fair, a satirical portrait of English society. With an early career as a satirist and parodist, Thackeray shared a fondness for roguish characters that is evident in his early works such as Vanity Fair, The Luck of Barry Lyndon, and Catherine, and was ranked second only to Charles Dickens during the height of his career. In his later work, Thackeray transitioned from the satirical tone for which he was known to a more traditional Victorian narrative, the most notable of which is The History of Henry Esmond. Thackeray died in 1863.

John Sutherland was born in Greenock in 1953, came to Glenrothes for work in 1972, had a good number of general labouring jobs before going to work offshore in 1987.
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