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Vanity Fair

William Makepeace Thackeray

Vanity Fair, with its rich cast of characters, takes place on the snakes-and-ladders board of life. Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing: 'I think I could become a good woman, if I had £5000 a year'. Thackeray's story is set at the time of the battle of Waterloo, in which the Sedley fortunes are lost and Amelia is back to square one while Becky rises with contemptuous ease.

Vanity Fair, with its rich cast of characters, takes place on the snakes-and-ladders board of life. Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing: 'I think I could become a good woman, if I had £5000 a year'. Thackeray's story is set at the time of the battle of Waterloo, in which the Sedley fortunes are lost and Amelia is back to square one while Becky rises with contemptuous ease.
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Description:

Vanity Fair, with its rich cast of characters, takes place on the snakes-and-ladders board of life. Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing: 'I think I could become a good woman, if I had £5000 a year'. Thackeray's story is set at the time of the battle of Waterloo, in which the Sedley fortunes are lost and Amelia is back to square one while Becky rises with contemptuous ease.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Georgina Sutton

Length:

28h 17m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

04:30


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:32


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:41


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:45


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:25


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:31


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:10


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:30


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:13


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:50


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:11


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:52


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:41


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:24


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:02


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:34


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:37


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:11


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:19


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:43


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:19


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:55


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:40


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:22


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:39


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:21


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:13


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:34


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:33


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:18


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:37


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:59


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:32


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:59


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:34


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:29


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:42


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:45


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:27


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:32


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:51


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:35


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:14


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:11


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:50


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:37


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:39


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:18


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:50


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:52


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:04


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:24


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:38


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:59


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:58


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:56


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:58


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:30


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:45


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:50


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:47


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:47


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:03


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:46


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:10


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:20


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

06:29


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:26


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:20


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:41


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:38


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:38


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:05


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:46


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:06


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:26


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:45


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:20


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

06:28


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:15


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:49


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:24


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

07:08


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:55


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

06:34


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

06:20


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

06:03


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

06:26


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

06:13


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

05:46


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:51


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

05:13


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:37


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

06:14


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:03


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:01


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:10


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:41


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:41


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:46


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

06:08


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

06:39


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:14


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:46


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

06:17


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

06:00


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

05:46


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

05:47


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

06:28


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:51


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:44


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

05:33


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

06:26


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

07:25


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

06:41


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:23


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:12


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:07


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

06:20


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:43


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

06:14


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

06:33


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:52


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

06:16


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:30


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

06:19


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

06:12


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

05:37


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

06:53


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

06:19


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

06:26


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

06:08


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

05:12


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

05:04


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

05:46


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

05:27


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

05:39


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

05:34


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

06:16


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

06:08


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

06:23


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

06:42


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

06:16


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

05:59


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

05:29


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

06:38


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

06:21


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

06:20


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

03:24


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

03:46


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

06:22


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

06:19


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

06:16


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

06:04


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

06:28


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

06:36


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

05:28


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

05:20


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

06:13


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

06:06


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

05:05


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

06:21


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

05:44


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

05:23


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

05:33


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

06:05


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

05:46


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

05:12


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

05:30


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

05:59


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

05:44


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

05:56


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

05:41


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

05:16


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

04:53


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

04:55


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

06:04


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

05:37


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

05:34


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

05:40


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

06:13


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

05:56


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

06:04


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

06:14


Chapter 194
Chapter 194

06:07


Chapter 195
Chapter 195

04:49


Chapter 196
Chapter 196

05:51


Chapter 197
Chapter 197

05:45


Chapter 198
Chapter 198

04:23

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