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Vanity fair

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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 £5000 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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Full title vanity fair
Author thackeray william makepeace
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auth_author2 Carey, John, 1934-, Castle, John, 1940-, Lapotaire, Jane., McCaddon, Wanda.
author Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, British -- Europe -- Fiction, England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Female friendship -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Humorous fiction, Married women -- Fiction, Satire, Social classes -- Fiction, Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 -- Fiction
title_display Vanity fair
title_full Vanity Fair, Vanity fair / William Makepeace Thackeray ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Carey, Vanity fair [electronic resource] / W.M. Thackeray, Vanity fair [electronic resource] / William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity fair [sound recording] / by William Makepeace Thackeray
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topic_facet Audiobooks, British, Classic Literature, Female friendship, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Married women, Satire, Social classes, Social life and customs, Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815