Vanity Fair Is A Story Of Two Heroines One Humble, The Other Scheming And Social Climbing Who Meet In Boarding School And Embark On Markedly Different Lives Amid The Swirl Of London S Posh Ballrooms And Affairs Of Love And War, Their Fortunes Rise And Fall Through It All, Thackeray Lampoons The Shallow Values Of His Society, Reserving The Most Pointed Barbs For The Upper Crust What Results Is A Prescient Look At The Dogged Pursuit Of Wealth And Status And The Need For Humility Reprint.
Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray 1 September 1781 13 September 1815 , held the high rank of secretary to the board of revenue in the British East India Company His mother, Anne Becher 1792 1864 was the second daughter of Harriet and John Harman Becher and was also a secretary writer for the East India Company.William had been sent
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