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Thackeray's satirical depiction of his characters is hilarious.
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'll conclude by saying this book is a wonderful read for those like me who enjoy this genre.
A must....This long novel is a pleasure to read. Thackeray's profound,detailed and frequently humorous, description of English society two hundred years ago shows us that we have... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Gloria Valdes
I read this book upon the recommendation of my son, who happens to be my best friend. I knew nothing of the book, and must admit I thought of it as the magazine which I don't... Read morePublished 4 days ago by TKH IN THE DEEP SOUTH
My 5 stars are for Thackeray and his timeless creation. As for the free Kindle version, I'd recommend to grab it, then head over to the Audible site and get the very good John... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Unclehulot
Let me begin by saying I LOVE Thakeray. I love how he narrates the story as an observer. I first read this book in high school, but a lot of the droll comments went over my... Read morePublished 1 month ago by T. P. Oconnor
I had to read this as part of a literary course I took and was a bit hesitant when I read the synopsis. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Grazer
This is a great book. I came to this expecting a classic period piece in the Pride and Prejudice vein (and there is nothing wrong with that). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mark Wierzbicki
Thackeray's novel is full of funny and clever lines that really make you think. The plot, ever thickening, is masterful and brilliant. Very truly "a novel without a hero".Published 1 month ago by losleeper
Thackeray takes you back to the 1800s with a story of two girls "friends" leaving school. Get ready it's a long ride. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robbi Podgaysky