The Four Georges (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Four Georges (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Makepeace Thackeray
     
 

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The popular novelist and humorist gave a series of lectures on the Hanoverian monarchs. The Four Georges (1859) collects his talks on the first four of these monarchs, which were heard on his tours of the United States in 1852-53 and 1855-56.

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The popular novelist and humorist gave a series of lectures on the Hanoverian monarchs. The Four Georges (1859) collects his talks on the first four of these monarchs, which were heard on his tours of the United States in 1852-53 and 1855-56.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411441675
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
234
File size:
718 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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