The Virginians (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of the Last Century

The Virginians (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Tale of the Last Century

by William Makepeace Thackeray
     
 

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Originally published in two volumes in 1858-59, this historical novel is a sequel to Henry Esmond and a prequel of sorts to Pendennis.  It follows Esmond's twin grandsons, George and Henry Warrington, as they try, in different ways, to crawl out from beneath the thumb of their mother. They may succeed—but they may also be seriously

Overview

Originally published in two volumes in 1858-59, this historical novel is a sequel to Henry Esmond and a prequel of sorts to Pendennis.  It follows Esmond's twin grandsons, George and Henry Warrington, as they try, in different ways, to crawl out from beneath the thumb of their mother. They may succeed—but they may also be seriously deceived. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411459601
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
08/23/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
780
Sales rank:
932,977
File size:
1 MB

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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