The Fitz-Boodle Papers (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Fitz-Boodle Papers (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Makepeace Thackeray
     
 

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Adopting the persona of an aristocratic London bachelor named George Savage Fitz-Boodle, the English satirist William Makepeace Thackeray wrote these sometimes savage parodies of high society, the institution of marriage, and other aspects of life in his day. They were first printed in Fraser’s Magazine, 1842-43, under the title “Confessions of Fitz

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Adopting the persona of an aristocratic London bachelor named George Savage Fitz-Boodle, the English satirist William Makepeace Thackeray wrote these sometimes savage parodies of high society, the institution of marriage, and other aspects of life in his day. They were first printed in Fraser’s Magazine, 1842-43, under the title “Confessions of Fitz-Boodle.”

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ISBN-13:
9781411436725
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
187
File size:
183 KB

Meet the Author


William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863), a British satirical writer, also wrote magazine articles and travel books. His most devoted readers were lords and ladies, whom he satirized in his works. He is best known for his novels Vanity Fair and The Luck of Barry Lyndon, which skewer the pretensions of English high society.

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