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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.
I'd always read that Becky Sharp, one of the central figures of this book, was a scheming rather rotten person. Amusingly, I think she's wonderful. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Priamsdaughter
This, probably Thackerly's best-known work, is an engaging work. The author himself maintains a presence as the narrator ("historian") throughout the novel; and his commentary... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Dale Myers
I really enjoyed this book once I got into the style of the writing and my head around the progress that has taken place over the 200 years since its setting.. Read morePublished 14 days ago by tim eborn
This is one of my favorite books and every time I read it I find something new to enjoy. I will not even attempt to summarize it, because there are different stories that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brontina
I much preferred Barry Lyndon. This is a long read and at times pays off. However there are other times when it is boring and drags on. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James
I loves this classic novel. I love the way Mr. Thackeray narrate the story.Published 1 month ago by nereida baez
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 1 month ago by A. J. Wood