The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq. (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by William Makepeace Thackeray
     
 

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First published in serial form as The Luck of Barry Lyndon in 1844 and later reissued under the title  The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., Thackeray’s picaresque novel abounds with the exploits and intrigues of Redmond Barry, a ruined member of the Irish gentry, who uses every means at his disposal to become a member of the

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First published in serial form as The Luck of Barry Lyndon in 1844 and later reissued under the title  The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq., Thackeray’s picaresque novel abounds with the exploits and intrigues of Redmond Barry, a ruined member of the Irish gentry, who uses every means at his disposal to become a member of the English aristocracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411463004
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/02/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
276
File size:
491 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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