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The characters are somewhat two-dimensional.
Like most nineteenth-century writers, Thackeray had a very dense, formal writing style -- but once you get used to it, his writing becomes insanely funny.
It's long, but well worth the read, and you learn a lot from it, and it really is a good and interesting story, with characters yoou really get to know.
I enjoyed read this book. And was able to keep up with the characters and moved with them as I read.Published 7 days ago by Lena Stacy
"Vanity Fair" is deservedly termed a masterpiece of English literature--exquisite characterizations, fascinating settings, fine historic detail, and droll humor, but... Read morePublished 8 days ago by A. L. Wright
If you have only 20 books on your shelf, this must be one of them. Like "Madame Bovary", "Dombey and Son", and others, this classic is for serious readers who want... Read morePublished 13 days ago by L. Tallis Avery
The style that Thackeray uses is not one that I particularly care for, and there are a couple main characters I just wanted to shake for being stupid. Read morePublished 1 month ago by E
A classic, and very enjoyable, especially for those of us who like a really l-o-n-g read. I'm reading on a small Kindle, so the pictures are all in black and white; they add... Read morePublished 1 month ago by mab
Some of story went on like beating a dead horse. Mostly interested in Amelia and Rebecca. Glad Amelia married William DobbinPublished 1 month ago by Mary Getz
Really enjoyed this classic. Takes some time to adjust to the language style, but it's worth being patient and sticking with it.Published 1 month ago by AMJ
Loved the story and writing.but did not understand everything. I need to do some research and read it again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kammy
Am old fav revisited. It is amazing how much more my adult mind found in this book. I am surprised my junior high let us read it. Still love it!Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer