Vanity Fair

Thackeray, William

£16.99

Set during the time of the Napoleonic Wars, ‘Vanity Fair’ gives a satirical picture of a worldly society. The novel revolves around the exploits of the impoverished but beautiful and devious Becky Sharp.

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Part of Penguin’s beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design

In William Thackeray’s Vanity Fair, no one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies her impoverished background to clamber up the class ladder. Her sentimental companion Amelia, however, longs only for caddish soldier George. As the two heroines make their way through the tawdry glamour of Regency society, battles – military and domestic – are fought, fortunes made and lost. The one steadfast and honourable figure in this corrupt world is Dobbin with his devotion to Amelia, bringing pathos and depth to Thackeray’s gloriously satirical epic of love and social adventure.

Additional information

Weight 1020 g
Dimensions 200 × 132 × 52 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

xl, 866

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.8 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K