Christmas Books by William Makepeace Thackeray

Christmas Books

byWilliam Makepeace Thackeray

Kobo ebook | February 23, 2017

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Collection of short novels published under the pen name of Titmarsh, including: Mrs. Perkins's Ball, Our Street, Dr. Birch and his Young Friends, The Kickleburys on the Rhine, and The Rose and the Ring; or, The History of Prince Giglio and Prince Bulbo. According to Wikipedia: "Thackeray is most often compared to one other great novelist of Victorian literature, Charles Dickens. During the Victorian era, he was ranked second only to Dickens, but he is now much less read and is known almost exclusively for Vanity Fair. In that novel he was able to satirize whole swaths of humanity while retaining a light touch. It also features his most memorable character, the engagingly roguish Becky Sharp. As a result, unlike Thackeray's other novels, it remains popular with the general reading public; it is a standard fixture in university courses and has been repeatedly adapted for movies and television. In Thackeray's own day, some commentators, such as Anthony Trollope, ranked his History of Henry Esmond as his greatest work, perhaps because it expressed Victorian values of duty and earnestness, as did some of his other later novels. It is perhaps for this reason that they have not survived as well as Vanity Fair, which satirizes those values."

Title:Christmas BooksFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 23, 2017Publisher:Seltzer BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1455363596

ISBN - 13:9781455363599

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