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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 William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847–48, satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John... More > Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. 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. The story opens with Miss Pinkerton's Academy for Young Ladies, where the protagonists Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley have just completed their studies and are preparing to depart for Amelia's house in Russell Square. Becky is portrayed as a strong-willed and cunning young woman determined to make her way in society, and Amelia Sedley as a good-natured, lovable though simple-minded young girl.< Less
Vanity Fair By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero is a novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, first published in 1847–48, satirizing society in early 19th-century Britain. The book's title comes from John... More > Bunyan's allegorical story The Pilgrim's Progress, first published in 1678 and still widely read at the time of Thackeray's novel. 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. The story opens with Miss Pinkerton's Academy for Young Ladies, where the protagonists Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley have just completed their studies and are preparing to depart for Amelia's house in Russell Square. Becky is portrayed as a strong-willed and cunning young woman determined to make her way in society, and Amelia Sedley as a good-natured, lovable though simple-minded young girl.< Less
Fair Play By Mrs. Southworth
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Sequel is “How He Won Her.” If you suffer under the misconception that 19th century fiction is boring, this novel and its second volume, How He Won Her: A Sequel to Fair Play, should... More > change your mind. The story follows heroine Britomarte as she strives to prove her ingenuity, independence, and intelligence (not to mention sword fighting skills) during the American Civil War. If you’ve ever wanted to read about a 19th century lady stealing a sword from a Confederate pirate and using it to take him down on the rolling deck of a ship, written by a lady no less, this is not a book to be missed.< Less
Vanity Fair By William Makepeace Thackeray
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Scorned for her lack of money and breeding, Becky must use all her wit, charm and considerable sex appeal to escape her drab destiny as a governess. From London’s ballrooms to the battlefields... More > of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, including her lecherous employer, Sir Pitt, his rich sister, Miss Crawley, and Pitt’s dashing son, Rawdon, the first of Becky’s misguided sexual entanglements. Filled with hilarious dialogue and superb characterizations, Vanity Fair is a richly entertaining comedy that asks the reader, “Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied?”< Less
Vanity Fair By William Makepeace Thackeray
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I think I could be a good woman, if I had five thousand a year,” observes beautiful and clever Becky Sharp, one of the wickedest—and most appealing—women in all of literature. Becky... More > is just one of the many fascinating figures that populate William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, a wonderfully satirical panorama of upper-middle-class life and manners in London at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Scorned for her lack of money and breeding, Becky must use all her wit, charm and considerable sex appeal to escape her drab destiny as a governess. From London’s ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, including her lecherous employer, Sir Pitt, his rich sister, Miss Crawley, and Pitt’s dashing son, Rawdon, the first of Becky’s misguided sexual entanglements.< Less
A Fair Barbarian By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Miss Belinda Bassett's niece arrives in a small England town. Octavia Bassett arrives from Nevada with her trunks of fancy clothes, diamond jewelry, and gold coins for the poor. She soon becomes... More > friends with Lucia Gaston, the repressed granddaughter of the village matriarch, Lady Theobald. When the beautiful American Octavia goes to visit her aunt in Slowbridge,England everyone is shocked because she is so different then Octavia turns the town upside down. 4-stars because the ending could have been better.< Less
FAIR MARGARET By H.RIDER HAGGARD
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FAIR MARGARET By H.RIDER HAGGARD
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Fair Use By Craig George
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This chapter includes basic information on some of the most important legislative provisions and other documents dealing with reproduction by librarians and educators.
Forever Fair By Elise Pehrson
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Azelia Pendragon was the most beautiful woman in the kingdom when her infuriating jealousy took over her sanity. After making a deal with a sly wizard, she loses her life to her daughter, Vidella... More > Altaire. Vidella has spent her life in the dark about her past, but it all begins to unravel on her eighteenth birthday when the sinister spirit of her mother appears before her eyes. Now Vidella must figure out a way to kill the already dead Azelia on a journey filled with fear, pain, and self-discovery.< Less

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