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Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair

A Novel without a Hero

by William Makepeace Thackeray


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Vanity Fair, with its rich cast of characters, takes place on the snakes-and-ladders board of life. Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing: "I think I could become a good woman, if I had 5,000 a year."

Thackeray's story is set at the time of the battle of Waterloo, in which the Sedley fortunes are lost - and Amelia is back to square one - while Becky rises with contemptuous ease.


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  • Published: March 2013
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: V069894
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