Vanity fair
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London : Penguin Classics, 2013.
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William Makepeace Thackeray's classic tale of class, society, and corruption, soon to be an Amazon mini-series starring Olivia CookeNo 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.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.
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Book
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xl, 866 pages ; 21.
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English
ISBN:
9780141199542, 0141199547

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"No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth than the alluring, resourceful Becky Sharp, who ruthlessly clambers up the social ladder while her sweet, sentimental friend Amelia longs for her worthless soldier lover. As fortunes change, and battles are fought at home and abroad, who will survive?" -- Book cover.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Thackeray, W. M., & Carey, J. (2013). Vanity fair. London: Penguin Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 and John Carey. 2013. Vanity Fair. London: Penguin Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 and John Carey, Vanity Fair. London: Penguin Classics, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Thackeray, William Makepeace, and John Carey. Vanity Fair. London: Penguin Classics, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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