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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 have always considered he could have quit at Waterloo. The second half drags in places, and seems to linger in others, but as is the signature quality of a classic, the prose is... Read morePublished 17 hours ago by A. J. Wood
This book is free to download in amazon kindle store. I am happy to own it.Published 6 days ago by V Roy
Read the Cliff notes version. This book is a mess. I did not care about any of the characters. Yuck.Published 1 month ago by C. Glover
A long book that I struggled to get through. Honestly, by the end, I didn't really care about any of the characters.Published 1 month ago by Heather F.
sometimes satire doesn't age well, but somehow Thackeray stays fresh: I guess striving and deceit are evergreen subjects. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
i wasn't smart enough to stay with it - and i read a lot. Good luck.Published 1 month ago by julie castleberry