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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
This is a masterful and beautiful story, though the characters are occasionally infuriating (they are, though, always believable). Read the book. The movie is a waste of time if compared, and the ... Read full review
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William Makepeace Thackeray, the writer of this novel was born in Calcutta and is considered to be one of the best satirist in English Literature. In this novel he has torn open the effable mask of ... Read full review