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Vanity Fair By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by English author William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847–48,satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes... More > from John Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. In that work, "Vanity Fair" refers to a stop along the pilgrim's progress: a never-ending fair held in a town called Vanity, which is meant to represent man's sinful attachment to worldly things. The novel is now considered a classic, and has inspired several film adaptations.< Less
The Wolves and the Lamb By William Makepeace Thackeray
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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair (1847), a panoramic portrait of English... More > society The Wolves and the Lamb (1854) is a comedy in two acts by William Makepeace Thackeray. The play is set in familial surroundings and revolves around the lives of the wealthy widower and city merchant Horace Milliken his family and Miss Prior the governess to Milliken's children,< Less

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