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Published: 01 August 2015

976 Pages | 193 black and white illustrations by Thackeray

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198727712

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Vanity Fair

William Makepeace Thackeray
Edited by Helen Small

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of one of the greatest Victorian novels, Thackeray's masterpiece, whose satire of society is as pertinent now as when it first appeared in 1847-8.
  • A great novel of the Napoleonic wars, centring on the Battle of Waterloo.
  • Helen Small's introduction establishes Thackeray as the leading humourist of the nineteenth century, whose satire still has bite. The introduction explores the themes of war, money, and national identity, and love as a battlefield between the sexes.
  • Full, helpful notes, an up-to-date bibliography and chronology of Thackeray.
  • Includes all Thackeray's original illustrations for the novel.